Qin Ershi 秦二世皇帝 and Qin Sanshi Huangdi秦三世皇帝 – The Second and The Third (Last) Emperor of Qin

When Qin Shi Huang died while away from the capital, Li Si and the chief eunuch Zhao Gao suppressed the late emperor's choice of successor, which was Fusu.  At that time Fusu was close to Meng Tian. If Fusu became the next emperor there was a high chance Meng Tian would replace Li Si as prime minister. Fearing a loss …

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Qin Shihuangdi 秦始皇帝- Based on Shi Ji 史记 (Record of Grand Historian) Chapter 6

This is the history of the First Emperor of China of Qin Dynasty - or Qin Shihuangdi based on the Record of Grand Historian. Qin is the name of the kingdom, shi/ 始 (literally means : start or beginning) and 皇帝 ( literally means emperor) ] It's important to understand, that Qin is not the …

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