Li Jing was born in the year of 571 A.D. however he died #onthisday in history July 2nd 649 A.D. He was a Chinese general who lived in the era of the Tang Dynasty and he was most active during the rule of Emperor Taizong. During the year of 630A.D. Lin Jing defeated the Gokturks which was lead by Jiali Khan who had 3000 cavalry soldiers by a surprise attack. With this the Tang empire was able to subjugate the gokturks and reduce their status to a vassal state under the Tang empire. Li king and Li shiji was some of the most important and prominent generals in the early Tang era.