Did Cao Cao want to become Emperor?

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Did Cao Cao want the throne?

Yes.
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Yes, but only to be like Emperor Zhou Wen and have Cao Pi become Emperor
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No, he was loyal to the Han empire.
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Other
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Total votes : 16

Unread postby Shi Tong » Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:40 am

A Han loyalist does not kill officials who discuss affairs with the emperor or kill his infants.


Or indeed his wife. :lol:

I think Lu Kang has a little more to add there and I agree with him-
Cao Cao didn't want to tarnish his legacy. He was something of a scholar and knew a thing or two about the past. Did he deep down want to be Emperor? Probably. Would doing so tarnish his legacy? Yes.


Good point. :D
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Unread postby NOD » Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:43 am

kind of odd that roy mentioned that maybe he would have created democracy, i say this becouse thats how he is portrayed in dynasty warriors 6
cao cao - i wish to build a world wier niether emporer nor lord needs to rule, a land run by the talent of all
it was something along those lines. i know its a game but i just found in funny that roy mentioned that
but if it was indeed the case then it would have been very revolutionary for his time
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