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Emperor An of Han China

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Emperor An of Han China, ch 漢安帝, py. hn ān d, wg. Han An-ti, (94-125) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Empress Dowager Deng brought up twelve-year-old Liu Hu, cousin of baby Emperor Shang of Han China and future Emperor An of Han China, in the palace to be the successor of the throne in case of anything happened to the baby emperor. Liu Hu acceded when Emperor Shang passed away in August or September 106. Dowager Deng still remained as regent.

Personal information

 
Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Hu (祜 py. h)
Era name Yongchu (永初 py. yŏng chū) 107-113
Yuanchu (元初 py. yan chū) 114-120
Yongning (永寧 py. yŏng nng) 120-121
Jianguang (建光 py. jian4 guang1) 121-122
Yanguang (延光 py. yn gūang) 122-125
Father King Qing of Qinghe, second son of Emperor Zhang
Mother consort Zuo
Wife empress Yan (d. 126)
Major concubines consort Li (d. poisoned 115)
Children 1 son
Duration of reign 106-125
Tomb
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝安 (py. xio ān), literary meaning: "filial and peaceful"
Posthumous name in short 安 (py. ān) , literary meaning: "peaceful"

Preceded by:
Emperor Shang of Han China
Eastern Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Marquess of Beixiang of Han China