Politician, Deceased Person
0625 – 0706
Who was Zhang Jianzhi?
Zhang Jianzhi, courtesy name Mengjiang, formally Prince Wenzhen of Hanyang, was an official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty and Wu Zetian's Zhou Dynasty, serving as chancellor during the reigns of Wu Zetian and her son Emperor Zhongzong. He was a key figure in the coup that overthrew Wu Zetian and restored Emperor Zhongzong in 705, but was later exiled due to false accusations instigated by Wu Zetian's nephew Wu Sansi and died in exile.
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