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    • 180 – 157) BC) to reopen border markets, many of the Chanyu's Xiongnu subordinates chose not to obey the treaty and periodically raided Han territories south of the Great Wall for additional goods.Han dynasty-Wikipedia
    • Even within the Xiongnu, Li himself also fought with other Han traitors, especially Wei Lü (衛律), who was extremely jealous of the amount of Chanyu's favor that Li gained as a new, high-profile defector.Emperor Wu of Han-Wikipedia
    • Yue "taught the Chanyu (rulers of the Xiongnu) to write official letters to the Chinese court on a wooden tablet 31 cm long, and to use a seal and large-sized folder".Old Turkic script-Wikipedia
    • In 87 A.D., the Xianbei defeated the northern Xiongnu and killed their king, Chanyu Youliu, causing its thorough disintegration.Monguor people-Wikipedia
    • This decisive pincer attack shattered the Chanyu's line, nearly capturing him and completely overrunning his forces, killing over 10,000 Xiongnu soldiers in the process.Wei Qing-Wikipedia
    • The ruler of the Xiongnu was called the Chanyu.Xiongnu-Wikipedia

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