History of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE), founded by the peasant rebel leader Liu Bang (known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu), was the second imperial dynasty of China. It followed the Qin dynasty (221–...
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Emperor Xuānzong of Tang
Emperor Xuānzong of Tang (Chinese: 唐宣宗) (July 27, 810 – September 7, 859) (reigned April 25, 846 – September 7, 859) was a later emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China. Personally named Li Yi (Chin...
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Emperor Gaozu of Tang
Emperor Gaozu of Tang (566 – 25 June 635), born Li Yuan (李淵), courtesy name Shude (叔德), was the founder of the Tang Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 618 to 626. Under the S...
Emperor Ai of Tang
Emperor Ai of Tang (Chinese: 唐哀帝) (892–908), also known as Emperor Zhaoxuan (昭宣帝), born Li Zuo (Chinese: 李祚), later known as Li Zhu (Chinese: 李柷), was the last emperor of the Tang dynasty ...
Emperor Dezong of Tang
Emperor Dezong of Tang (唐德宗) (May 27, 742 – February 25, 805), personal name Li Kuo (李适), was an emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty and the oldest son of his father Emperor Daizong. His reign of 26 ...
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Great Anti-Buddhist Persecution
The Great Anti-Buddhist Persecution initiated by Tang Emperor Wuzong reached its height in the year 845 CE. Among its purposes were to appropriate war funds and to cleanse China of foreign influences...
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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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...
Murong Sheng
Murong Sheng (Chinese: 慕容盛; 373–401), courtesy name Daoyun (道運), formally Emperor Zhaowu of (Later) Yan ((後)燕昭武帝), was an emperor of the Xianbei state Later Yan. He was the oldest son of Murong B...
Emperor Yizong of Tang
Emperor Yizong of Tang (Chinese: 唐懿宗) (December 28, 833 – August 15, 873), né Li Wen (李溫), later changed to Li Cui (Chinese: 李漼), was an emperor of the Tang dynasty of China. He reigned from ...
Emperor Jing of Northern Zhou
Emperor Jing of Northern Zhou ((北)周靜帝) (573–581), personally name né Yuwen Yan (宇文衍), later Yuwen Chan (宇文闡), was the last emperor of the Xianbei dynasty Northern Zhou. He became emperor at the age o...
Yao Hong
Yao Hong (Chinese: 姚泓; 388–417), courtesy name Yuanzi (元子), was the last emperor of the Chinese/Qiang state Later Qin. He was the oldest son and heir of Yao Xing (Emperor Wenzhao), who was alread...
Emperor Shunzong of Tang
Emperor Shunzong of Tang (simplified Chinese: 唐顺宗; traditional Chinese: 唐順宗) (761 – February 11, 806), personal name Li Song (李誦), was an emperor of the Chinese Tang Dynasty. He was created c...
Emperor Zhongzong of Tang
Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (唐中宗) (26 November 656 – 3 July 710), personal name Li Xian (李顯), at times during his life Li Zhe (李哲) and Wu Xian (武顯), was the fourth Emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China, ...
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Emperor Muzong of Tang
Emperor Muzong of Tang (唐穆宗) (795 – February 25, 824), personal name Li Heng (李恆), né Li You (李宥) (name changed 812), was an emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China. He reigned from 821 to 824. Emperor...
Three Disasters of Wu
The Three Disasters of Wu (Chinese language: 三武之禍; pinyin sān wǔ zhī huò) were three major persecutions against Buddhism in Chinese history. They were named as such because the posthumous names or te...
Incident at Xuanwu Gate
The Xuanwu Gate Incident (玄武門之變) was a palace coup for the throne of the Tang dynasty on 2 July 626, when Prince Li Shimin (Prince of Qin) and his followers assassinated Crown Prince Li Jiancheng and ...
Emperor Xianzong of Tang
Emperor Xianzong of Tang (simplified Chinese: 唐宪宗; traditional Chinese: 唐憲宗) (778–February 14, 820; r. 805 – 820), personal name Li Chun (李純), né Li Chun (李淳), was an emperor of the Chinese Ta...
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Emperor Zhaozong of Tang
Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (Chinese: 唐昭宗) (March 31, 867 – September 22, 904), né Li Jie (李傑), name later changed to Li Min (李敏), yet later name changed to Li Ye (李曄), was the penultimate emperor of...
Emperor Jingzong of Tang
Emperor Jingzong of Tang (唐敬宗) (July 22, 809 – January 9, 827), personal name Li Zhan (李湛), was an emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China. He reigned from 824 to 827. Emperor Jingzong was the eldest s...
Emperor Gong of Western Wei
Emperor Gong of Western Wei ((西)魏恭帝) (537–557), personal name né Yuan Kuo (元廓), later changed to Tuoba Kuo (拓拔廓), was the last emperor of the Western Wei -- a branch successor state to Northern Wei. ...
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...
Transition from Sui to Tang
The transition from Sui to Tang (隋末唐初) refers to a period in which the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty disintegrated into a number of short-lived states, some ruled by former Sui officials and generals an...
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Emperor Ruizong of Tang
Emperor Ruizong of Tang (唐睿宗) (22 June 662 – 13 July 716), personal name Lǐ Dàn (李旦), known at times during his life as Li Xulun (李旭輪), Li Lun (李輪), Wu Lun (武輪), and Wu Dan (武旦), was the fifth and ni...
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Emperor Gaozong of Tang
Emperor Gaozong of Tang (Chinese: 唐高宗; pinyin: Táng Gāozōng) (21 July 628 – 27 December 683), personal name Li Zhi (李治), was the third emperor of the Tang Dynasty in China, ruling from 649 to...
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Emperor Xizong of Tang
Emperor Xizong of Tang (Chinese: 唐僖宗) June 8, 862 – April 20, 888), né Li Yan (李儼), later name changed to Li Xuan (Chinese: 李儇, changed 873), was an emperor of the Tang dynasty of China. He re...
Emperor Wuzong of Tang
Emperor Wuzong of Tang (唐武宗) (July 2, 814 – April 22, 846), né Li Chan (李瀍), later changed to Li Yan (李炎) just before his death, was an emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China, reigning from 840 to 846. ...
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Battle of Hulao
The Battle of Hulao (虎牢之戰) on 28 May 621 was a decisive victory for the Tang Dynasty prince Li Shimin, through which he was able to subdue two rival warlords, Dou Jiande and Wang Shichong. The battle ...
Yang Tong
Yang Tong (Chinese: 楊侗; 605–619), known in traditional histories by his princely title of Prince of Yue (越王) or by his era name as Lord Huangtai (皇泰主), posthumous name (as bestowed by Wang Shichon...
Emperor Gong of Sui
Emperor Gong of Sui (隋恭帝) (605 – 14 September 619), personal name Yang You (楊侑), was an emperor of the Chinese Sui Dynasty. Traditionally, he was considered the last emperor of the dynasty because he...
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