The last years of is life were dominated by growing distrust, at least three assassination attempts and his increasing isolation from the common people.
On the 10th of September 210 BC he died from poisoning of mercury. Whilst on a tour across Eastern China. He was buried in a compound mountain.
But what they discovered was astonishing, 8000 terracotta soldiers, each with unique facial expressions and positioned according to rank.
They were there to protect him in the afterlife and guard the entire tomb.
A group of researchers at a University analyzed 30 ears from the warriors to determine how different they were. According to them, no two ears analyzed were alike and supports the theory that the warriors were based on a real army.
He will always be remembered as the first emperor of China and as someone who achieved many things. The Great Wall of China, The Terracotta Army and many more. This is Qin Shi Huang.