What was the Sweet Dew Incident (835)?

Introduction The Sweet Dew incident (Ganlu incident, Chinese: 甘露事變 or 甘露之變) was an incident on 14 December 835, in which Emperor Wenzong of the Chinese Tang dynasty, angry about the power that the eunuchs had, conspired with the chancellor Li Xun and the general Zheng Zhu to slaughter the eunuchs. The plot failed, however, when… Read More