The Yellow Turban Rebellion

The Yellow Turban Rebellion was an uprising against the degenerating Han dynasty that began in eastern China in 184 under a Taoist faith healer, Chang Chtieh, lasting some 20 years. The Yellow Turban Rebellion was closely followed by the Five Pecks of Rice movement, which was led by Chang Lu, a third patriarch of Taoism. Chang Lu broke away from the Han and set up an independent state in what is now Szechwan and Shensi provinces. Chang Lu using his army to spread rebellion throughout Szechwan. The movement Yellow Turban Rebellion , which became the model for future religion-based campaigns, took its name from the Taoist practice of tithing five pecks of rice. The rebellion ended in 205.
Date:
      200 CE
Name(s):
      Chang Chtieh
      Chang Lu
Occupation:
      Rebellion Leaders
Location:
      Szechwan, China

Additional Information:

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