Emperor Cheng of Han
Emperor Cheng of Han (51–7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty ruling from 33 until 7 BC.Under Emperor Cheng, the Han dynasty continued its slide into disintegration while the Wang cla...
Emperor Ai of Han
Emperor Ai of Han (27–1 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty. He ascended the throne when he was 20, having been made heir by his uncle Emperor Cheng, who was childless, and he reigned from 7...
Emperor Yuan of Han
Emperor Yuan of Han (75–33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty. He reigned from 48 to 33 BC. Emperor Yuan was remembered for the promotion of Confucianism as the official creed of Chin...
Empress Wang (Xuan)
Empress Wang (王皇后, personal name unknown) (died 16 BC), formally Empress Xiaoxuan (孝宣皇后), semi-formally Empress Dowager Qiongcheng (邛成太后, to distinguish her from her daughter-in-law Empress Wang Zheng...
Prince He of Changyi
Prince of Changyi (Chinese: 昌邑王; pinyin: Chāngyì Wáng; died 59 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han dynasty for 27 days in 74 BC. He was installed and deposed by the powerful minister Huo Gua...
Zheng Ji (Han Dynasty general)
Zheng Ji (simplified Chinese: 郑吉; traditional Chinese: 鄭吉; Wade–Giles: Cheng Chi, died 49 BC), born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang, was a general during Han Dynasty, and served the first Protector ...
Xuantu Commandery
Xuantu Commandery (Chinese:玄菟郡) was a commandery (administrative district) established beyond the far eastern pale (遼東) of Han China. It was one of Four Commanderies of Han, established in 107 BCE, af...
Emperor Zhao of Han
Emperor Zhao of Han (94–74 BC) was an emperor of the Western Han dynasty from 87 to 74 BC.Emperor Zhao was the youngest son of Emperor Wu of Han. By the time Zhao was born, Emperor Wu was already 62. ...
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Wang Zhaojun
Wang Qiang (Wang Chiang; 王牆, also 王檣 and 王嬙), more commonly known by her stylistic name Wang Zhaojun (Wang Chao-chun; 王昭君) was known as one of the Four Beauties of ancient China. Born in Baoping Villa...
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Battle of Zhizhi
The Battle of Zhizhi (郅支之戰) was fought in 36 BC between the Han Dynasty and the Xiongnu chieftain Zhizhi Chanyu. Zhizhi was defeated and killed. The battle was probably fought near Taraz on the T...
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Emperor Xuan of Han
Emperor Xuan of Han (91–49 BC), born Liu Bingyi (劉病已), later renamed to Liu Xun (劉詢), was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 74 to 49 BC. His life story was a riches-to-rags-to-riches story.E...
Emperor Ping of Han
Emperor Ping (9 BC – February 3, AD 6) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 1 BC to AD 5. After Emperor Ai died childless, the throne was passed to his cousin Emperor Ping—then a child...
Emperor Wu of Han
Emperor Wu of Han (30 June 156 BC – 29 March 87 BC), personal name Liu Che, courtesy name Tong, was the seventh emperor of the Han dynasty of China, ruling from 141–87 BC.Empe...
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Fu Jiezi
Fu Jiezi (Chinese: 傅介子; Wade–Giles: Fu Chieh-tzu), born in Qingyang, Gansu, was responsible for the assassination of the Loulan king Angui in 77 BC.
Although fond of study, at fourteen yea...
Battle of Jushi
The Battle of Jushi (Chinese: 车师之战; pinyin: Jūshī Zhī Zhàn) was a battle between the Han Dynasty and the Xiongnu for the control of the people of the Jushi culture in the Turpan Basin in 67 BC...