Wu Yuanheng

Wu Yuanheng (武元衡) (758 – July 13, 815), courtesy name Bocang (伯蒼), formally Duke Zhongmin of Linhuai (臨淮忠湣公), was an official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reign of Emperor Xianzong. During Emperor Xianzong's campaign against the warlord Wu Yuanji, Wu Yuanheng was in charge of the operations, and was thereafter assassinated by assassins sent by Wu Yuanji's ally Li Shidao.

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