Yang Jun (prince)

Yang Jun
Yang Jun (571–600), nickname Azhi, formally Prince Xiao of Qin, was an imperial prince of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty.wikipedia
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Yang Hao (Sui dynasty)

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His son Yang Hao was later briefly declared emperor by the general Yuwen Huaji after Yuwen killed his brother Emperor Yang in 618.
His father Yang Jun was the Prince of Qin.

Emperor Yang of Sui

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His son Yang Hao was later briefly declared emperor by the general Yuwen Huaji after Yuwen killed his brother Emperor Yang in 618. He was the third son of Yang Jian and Dugu Qieluo, after Yang Yong and Yang Guang.
Yang Guang, his brother Yang Jun, and the general Yang Su were in command of the three main prongs of the operation, with Yang Guang in command of the eastern prong as well as the overall operation.

Emperor Wen of Sui

Emperor WenYang JianWéndi
He was a son of Emperor Wen (Yang Jian) and his wife Empress Dugu, who died as a result of an illness caused by poisoning by his jealous wife Princess Cui.
In spring 588, Emperor Wen publicly announced a campaign against Chen, commanded by Yang Guang, another of his sons Yang Jun the Prince of Qin, and Yang Su, with Yang Guang in overall command.

Dugu Qieluo

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He was a son of Emperor Wen (Yang Jian) and his wife Empress Dugu, who died as a result of an illness caused by poisoning by his jealous wife Princess Cui.

Chen Shubao

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Soon, when news arrived that Jiankang had fallen and the Chen emperor Chen Shubao had been captured, Zhou surrendered.
By winter 588, the Sui attack was in full operation, with three major prongs commanded by Emperor Wen's sons, Yang Guang (later Emperor Yang of Sui) and Yang Jun, and Yang Su, and with Yang Guang in overall command of the operation, assisted by Gao Jiong.

Yang Su

The generals Liu Sheng and Yang Su both believed that the punishment against Yang Jun was overly severe, but Emperor Wen responded to Yang Su:
In winter 588, Emperor Wen launched the attack, commissioning his sons Yang Guang the Prince of Jin and Yang Jun, along with Yang Su, to command the three main prongs of the attack, with Yang Guang in overall command of the operations.

History of China

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Yang Jun (571–600), nickname Azhi, formally Prince Xiao of Qin, was an imperial prince of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty.

Sui dynasty

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Yang Jun (571–600), nickname Azhi, formally Prince Xiao of Qin, was an imperial prince of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty.

Yuwen Huaji

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His son Yang Hao was later briefly declared emperor by the general Yuwen Huaji after Yuwen killed his brother Emperor Yang in 618.

Yang Yong (Sui dynasty)

Yang Yongelder brother
He was the third son of Yang Jian and Dugu Qieluo, after Yang Yong and Yang Guang.

Emperor Jing of Northern Zhou

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When Yang Jian seized the throne from Emperor Jing of Northern Zhou in 581, ending Northern Zhou and establishing Sui Dynasty as its Emperor Wen, he created his sons princes, and Yang Jun was created the Prince of Qin.

Northern Zhou

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When Yang Jian seized the throne from Emperor Jing of Northern Zhou in 581, ending Northern Zhou and establishing Sui Dynasty as its Emperor Wen, he created his sons princes, and Yang Jun was created the Prince of Qin.

Luoyang

ChengzhouLuoyang CityLuoyang, China
In 582, Yang Jun, at age 11, was made the governor of Luo Province (洛州, roughly modern Luoyang, Henan) and titularly the commander of the armed forces east of the Hangu Pass.

Henan

Henan ProvinceHenan, ChinaHonan
In 582, Yang Jun, at age 11, was made the governor of Luo Province (洛州, roughly modern Luoyang, Henan) and titularly the commander of the armed forces east of the Hangu Pass.

Hangu Pass

Hanguguana place in ChinaHangu Guan
In 582, Yang Jun, at age 11, was made the governor of Luo Province (洛州, roughly modern Luoyang, Henan) and titularly the commander of the armed forces east of the Hangu Pass.

Tianshui

Hanyang CommanderyTianshui CommanderyShanggui
In 583, he was made the commandant at Qin Province (秦州, roughly modern Tianshui, Gansu) and was in charge of the surrounding provinces.

Gansu

Gansu ProvinceKansuGansu, China
In 583, he was made the commandant at Qin Province (秦州, roughly modern Tianshui, Gansu) and was in charge of the surrounding provinces.

Buddhism

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It was around this time that Yang Jun began to be a devout Buddhist and became known for his kindness, and at one point he requested permission from Emperor Wen to become a monk, a request that Emperor Wen denied.

Qinling

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In 586, Yang Jun became the regional executive of the provinces south of the Qinling Mountains and was stationed at Xiangyang (襄陽, in modern Xiangfan, Hubei).

Xiangyang

XiangfanXiangyang CommanderyXiangyang, Hubei
In 586, Yang Jun became the regional executive of the provinces south of the Qinling Mountains and was stationed at Xiangyang (襄陽, in modern Xiangfan, Hubei).

Hubei

Hubei ProvinceHupehHubei, China
In 586, Yang Jun became the regional executive of the provinces south of the Qinling Mountains and was stationed at Xiangyang (襄陽, in modern Xiangfan, Hubei). In 588, when Emperor Wen launched a major attack against rival Chen Dynasty, Yang Jun was stationed at Hankou (漢口, in modern Wuhan, Hubei) and made the commander of the Sui forces in the middle Yangtze River region.

Chen dynasty

ChenSouthern Chen DynastyChen China
In 588, when Emperor Wen launched a major attack against rival Chen Dynasty, Yang Jun was stationed at Hankou (漢口, in modern Wuhan, Hubei) and made the commander of the Sui forces in the middle Yangtze River region.

Wuhan

Wuhan, ChinaWuhan, HubeiWuchang Shipyard
In 588, when Emperor Wen launched a major attack against rival Chen Dynasty, Yang Jun was stationed at Hankou (漢口, in modern Wuhan, Hubei) and made the commander of the Sui forces in the middle Yangtze River region.

Yangtze

Yangtze RiverYangzi RiverChangjiang
In 588, when Emperor Wen launched a major attack against rival Chen Dynasty, Yang Jun was stationed at Hankou (漢口, in modern Wuhan, Hubei) and made the commander of the Sui forces in the middle Yangtze River region.

Jiankang

JianyeJiankang PrefectureJiangning
Nevertheless, this stalemate prevented all Chen troops in the upper Yangtze region from being able to attend to the defense of the capital Jiankang, then attacked by forces under command of Yang Jun's brother Yang Guang.