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An Lushan Rebellion ©Kings and Generals
755 Dec 16

An Lushan Rebellion

Northern China

The An Lushan Rebellion was a rebellion against the Tang dynasty of China (618 to 907) towards the mid-point of the dynasty, attempting to replace it with a dynasty named Yan. This rebellion was originally lead by An Lushan, a general officer of the Tang military system. This event involves actual military activity and direct deaths from battle; but, also, involves major associated significant population loss from famine, population dislocations, and so on.