Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson. Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson.
Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson.
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

The tale of the two Han Xins: in imperial China, being capable could get you killed

  • It is not uncommon for Chinese people to share the same name, but it is not often they share the same trajectory at the same time
  • Emperor Liu Bang had a pair of Han Xin’s working for him, until, threatened by their competence, he terminated their employment

Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson. Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson.
Xiao He chases Han Xin, by Yosa Buson.
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