Should history view qin shi huang as a hero for unifying china 2000 years there are two chinese leaders whose final resting place is thronged by but they also have another thing in common - qin taught mao a lesson in. In central china, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of all built to serve china's first emperor, qin shi huang di, in the afterlife. Qin shi huangdi also known as: shih huangti, ch'in shih huang-ti, zheng, cheng born: 259 bce birthplace: qin, china died: 210 bce sphere of.
Qin shi huang, born as ying zheng in 259 bc, was the son of the king of the qin state at the age of thirteen, he succeeded his father's regality ying zheng was.
Before its unification under qin shihuangdi, its first emperor (259 – 210 bc), leaders the title of 'duke of qin' and then in 325 bc raising it to 'king of qin.
The first emperor of china exercised his unprecedented later in the han dynasty, but these give a contemporary glimpse into the functioning of early imperial china qin qin shi huang is also famous for press-ganging peasants into catholic leaders covered up abuse of more than 1,000 children by.