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Emperor Ai of Han China

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Emperor Ai of Han China, ch 漢哀帝, py. hn āi d, wg. Han Ai-ti, (51 BC - 7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty. The emperor and Dong Xian were lovers, same sex relationships and attractions being called "the passions of the cut sleeve" after a story that rather than disturb the sleeping Dong Xian, Ai cut off his sleeve.

Personal information

 
 
Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Xin (欣 py. xīn)
Era name Jianping (建平 py. jan png) 6 BC-3 BC
Yuanshou (元壽 py. yan shu) 2 BC-1 BC
Father Prince Kang of Dingtao of Dingtao, half-brother of Emperor Cheng of Han China
Mother consort Ding
Wives empress Ding (deposed 18 BC)
empress Fu
Children none
Duration of reign 7 BC-1 BC
Tomb
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝哀 (py. xio āi), literary meaning: "filial and lamentable"
Posthumous name in short 哀 (py. āi), literary meaning: "lamentable"

Preceded by:
Emperor Cheng of Han China
Western Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Ping of Han China