Song conquest of Later Shu

The Song Conquest of the Later Shu was a 964–965 war between the Song dynasty and its southwestern neighbor, the Later Shu. Despite natural barriers, the Later Shu defense proved extremely incompetent, and the Later Shu emperor Meng Chang surrendered within 70 days of the Song invasion.

Song conquest of the Later Shu
DateDecember 8, 964[1] – February 11, 965[2]
Result surrender and annexation of the Later Shu
Song Dynasty Later Shu
Commanders and leaders

Notes and referencesEdit

  • (in Chinese) Li Tao (1183). Xu Zizhi Tongjian Changbian (續資治通鑑長編) [Extended Continuation to Zizhi Tongjian].