Ethnic groups in Chinese history
Ethnic groups in Chinese history refer to various or presumed ethnicities of significance to the history of China, gathered through the study of Classical Chinese literature, Chinese and non-Chinese l...
Ethnic groups in Chinese history - Wikipedia
Huns
The Huns were a nomadic group of people who are known to have lived in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia between the 1st century AD and the 7th century. They were first reported living ea...
Huns - Wikipedia
Kreka
Kreka was the wife or "queen" of Attila the Hun. Although Attila had a harem of women, Kreka outranked all of her rivals, and exercised considerable influence upon the affairs of the state. She had ...
Octar
Octar was a Hunnic ruler. His rule dates are unknown, yet it is believed he started around 420 AD. His relationship to the previous Hunnic ruler Charaton, mentioned by Olympiodorus in 412/413, is unce...
Wanyan Helibo
Wanyan Helibo (Chinese: 完颜劾里钵; pinyin: Wanyan Hélǐbō; Wade–Giles: Wan-yen Ho-li-po) (1039—1092, r.1074—1092) was the second son of Wanyan Wugunai. Like his grandfather, Wanyan Helibo was...
Uyghurlar
Uyghurlar (in English: The Uyghurs) is a book by poet Turghun Almas on the history of the "6,000 year history" of the Uyghur ethnic group of the Xinjiang region of China. It was published in the 1989 ...
Quanrong
The Quanrong (Chinese: 犬戎; pinyin: Quǎn Róng) or Dog Rong, were an ethnic group classified by the ancient Chinese as "Qiang" active in the northwestern part of China during the Zhou dynasty (1...
Toi invasion
The Toi invasion (Japanese: 刀伊の入寇 toi no nyūkō) was the invasion of northern Kyūshū by Jurchen pirates in 1019. At the time, Toi (되, Doe) meant "barbarian" in the Korean language.The Toi pirates saile...
Wanyan Xiyin
Wanyan Xiyin (Chinese: 完颜希尹; ?-1140) was a trusted advisor of the Jurchen chieftain, Wanyan Aguda (later the Emperor Taizu, the first emperor of the Jin Dynasty). Described by modern writers ...
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Tuldila
Tuldila (fl. c. 457/8), according to Gabain, was a Hun leader in Majorian's army.
Onegesius
Onegesius (Priscus: Όνηγήσιος) was a noble of Hunnic or Scythian origin and one of the principal advisers of Attila the Hun.Onegesius was Western Roman. He was captured and Attila the Hun spared his l...
Sushen
Sushen was an ancient ethnic group or people who dwelt in the northeastern part of China (in the area of modern Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces) and what is in modern times the Russian Maritime Provi...
Sushen - Wikipedia
Wanyan Wugunai
Wanyan Wugunai (Chinese: 完颜乌骨迺 or 完颜乌古迺) (1021–1074) was the chieftain of the Wanyan (完颜) tribe of the Jurchen people in today's Northeast China and Russian Maritime Province.Wugunai was the elde...
Wanyan Wugunai - Wikipedia
Tianning Temple (Beijing)
The Tianning Temple (simplified Chinese: 天宁寺; traditional Chinese: 天寧寺; pinyin: TiānníngSì) is located in Xicheng District of Beijing, China. The temple contains the 12th-century Pagoda of...
Tianning Temple (Beijing) - Wikipedia
Gurkhan
Gurkhan was a Mongol title meaning "chief of Khans" and roughly equivalent to the older word khagan. It was held by the rulers of the Kara-Khitai in the 13th century. The title was first recorderd in ...
North Caucasian Huns
The North Caucasian Huns were believed to be a branch of the Huns that established a polity in Daghestan in the 6th century and 7th century CE. The North Caucasian Huns probably incorporated numerous ...
Xianyun
The Xianyun (simplified Chinese: 猃狁; traditional Chinese: 獫狁; pinyin: Xiǎnyǔn; Wade–Giles: Hsien-yün) was an ancient nomadic tribe that invaded China during the Zhou Dynasty. This Chin...
Wang Wujun
Wang Wujun (王武俊) (735 – August 9, 801), courtesy name Yuanying (元英), né Monuogan (沒諾干), formally Prince Zhonglie of Langye (琅邪忠烈王), was a general of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, serving as a long...
Xar Moron River
The Xar Moron river (Mongolian: Shar mörön, "Yellow River"; Chinese: 西拉木伦河, 西拉沐沦河, or 西拉沐伦河; pinyin: Xilamulun) is a river in Inner Mongolia, in northeast China. It flows through the grass...
Sixteen Prefectures
The Sixteen Prefectures (simplified Chinese: 燕云十六州; traditional Chinese: 燕雲十六州; pinyin: Yānyún Shíliù Zhōu), more specifically the Sixteen Prefectures of Yan and Yun or the Sixteen Prefect...
Sixteen Prefectures - Wikipedia
Shanrong
Shanrong (山戎), or Rong (戎) were an Old Chinese nomadic people of the Central Plain of China.
Shanrong Lived in Mountain, thus called Shanrong. Spring and Autumn Period once existed in Northern As...
Wanyan Nianhan
Wanyan Nianhan (完颜粘罕; Wade-Giles, Wan-yen Nien-han), later known by his Chinese name, Zonghan (宗翰) (1080–1136) was one of the top military commanders of the Jurchen people both during their pre-...
Wanyan Shilu
Wanyan Shilu(Chinese: 完颜石鲁; pinyin: Wányán Shǐlǔ), eldest son of Wanyan Suike.Wanyan Shilu was the Khitan Liao Empire appointed chieftain (太師, Taishi) of the Wanyan Tribe.When Emperor Xizong o...
Xunyu
The Xunyu (Chinese: 獯鬻; Wade–Giles: Hsünyü, pronounced Hünyü) is the name of an ancient nomadic tribe which invaded China during legendary times. They are often identified as the Xiongnu.
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List of Hunnic rulers
This is a list of rulers of the Huns.
Sun Wanrong
Sun Wanrong (孫萬榮) (died 697) was a khan of the Khitan people who, along with his brother-in-law Li Jinzhong, rose against Chinese hegemony in 696, with Li Jinzhong as khan, and they further invaded Ch...
Sun Wanrong - Wikipedia