The Deadly Attempt to Assassinate Qin Shi Huang

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Tristan Busch : and then he ingested mercury, believing it would make him immortal. it did not

MagicMachineGun : amazing swordsmanship, the assasin didn't even bleed at all

Kevin Johnson : I love Chinese history. History in general is more fascinating than fiction.

Ed Zehoo : By the hairs of my Qinny qin qin....

Neil LeFrancis : This is the guy who thought eating mercury would cure death. Knowledge is power people. Knowledge is power.

Kymmze J : I knew I saw his name before... this bastard is in Civ6.

M S : He chinned them out

Skywalker Alan : Here's what actually happened, according to an old article in China:  When Jing Ke pulled out the dagger, Qin Shi Huang was surprised but evaded the strike, then he tried to pull out the sword but sword is stuck in the scabbard, so he took cover around a pole while Jing Ke was chasing him. Nobody in the palace except the emperor himself was allowed to carry weapons so reinforcements can't arrive in time.  All the ministers were trying to escape except the imperial medic Xia Wu Ju, who throwed the med pack at Jing Ke and delayed his movement. During that moment Qing Shi Huang was able to pull out his sword and chopped down Jing Ke's left leg. Jing Ke tried to throw the dagger at him but missed only to hit the pole. After this failed last attempt Qing Shi Huang stroke him 8 times. Then the bodyguard finally came and killed Jing Ke.  Jing Ke's claimed that his failure was because he wanted to capture Qing Shi Huang alive so they can negotiate a new treaty, just before he died.

GregoryTheGr8ster : I LOVE how his crown has decorative strings of beads hanging from it. Very, very stylish!

PG_ YT80 : *plays happy music and ending says it’s brighter here*

Jesus Christ : I kinda figured an assassination would be deadly....

Blue Pearl : It's so cringey on how foreigners pronounce Chinese words, maybe Smithsonian should hire Chinese speaking people without accents

Mohd. Moazzam : Make similar videos on Indian History.

Alex Shuysky : I'm surprised how the actors were Chinese and not a mixture of African were found.

Aaron Finch : wtf theres no blood

Buk Lau : *outplayed*

Arseniy Suslov : You know what might look better than an assassination of an emperor? MY BALLS ON HIS QIN!

Gabrielavila Bolanos : What a badass

Oscar : ICE CREAM! 😍😍😍

Cryo 329 : Rekt

Joshua Xiong : 1:52 So, where’s the cut and blood?

HX Huang : 过程拍的也太简单了吧。。。。满朝文武呢?“王负剑”呢?扔药囊呢?荆轲箕踞倚柱呢?

Catherine Cao : He said that he wanted Yan flattened😨

Patrick Samuel : Cool video but could you do a video on who Genghis Khans succesor is today like his direct line?

Wallace Yu : There is a movie about this historical event, "The Emperor and the Assassin" 1998. You can find the assassination scene in this movie.

WAVEDUP : Great video!

Demon if the River Styx : BOY WAS HE WRONG!

Benson Fang : what a badass

El Patron : Read manga kingdom!"

pop5678eye : Also a basis for the movie 'Hero.' (2002)

Zaragoza リベラYue ユイ子 キノシタ : Thats nasty.

Fortified Mentality : Why the Hell do you make some videos unavailable in certain countries?

asianbubbleteapilotboiiiBOEING777-8X : why didnt he just throw the knife?

Qufox : *You had one job*

yudong zei蔡 : Come on man,the assassin and Qin Shi Huang have a very assassination story,not just simple the assassin stab and Qin Shi Huang missed then stab back!There is a taklble story there!

j elle : TLDR: the assassin came bearing gifts (namely an enemy’s head and a map declaring territory surrender), inside the map was hidden a poison dagger. He failed. C’est ca.

Lita Lita : My friend have smithonian book

Kiyoshi Kirishima : Not very realistic. The assassin's body didn't explode afterwards.

Aaron Smith : If the emperor was hit with that blade I wonder how things will played but in all sorry to say he had every right to attack that sec

joseph liao : The Chinese culture is by far the most underrated culture/history

LeckMichImArsch : It was the saddest day ever in Chinese history. The assassin should have succeeded.

Umair AZHAR : ~~Watch/read the "Kingdom" Anime/manga. Just trying to get people to notice it :P~~

Levi Brewer : Id have been pretty upset too

Final Hour : Now let’s do that with Kim Jong-Un. 😂

Lord Escanor : Funny I kinda know about most of this from Kingdom manga 😂

朕。 : in 2000ago,china can built a big castle Ps This castle is bigger and bigger than forbidden city many times

kikihahax : He's kinda cute

yeastori : Yan Envoy: I am here to give you dead...I mean give you head

Beatrice Neniute : Wow! This emperor totally "qin"ned them out for good. XD

Duck Bird : 0:57 ((krusty krabb pizza))