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Emperor Guangwu of Han China

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Emperor Guangwu of Han China, ch 漢光武帝, py. hn gūang wŭ d, wg. Han Kuang-wu-ti, (AD 5 - AD 57) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Personal information

 
 
Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Xiu (秀 py. xu)
Era name Jianwu (建武 py. jan wŭ) 25-56
Jianwuzhongyuan (建武中元 py. jan wŭ zhōng yan) 56-58
Father
Mother
Wives 1) Guo Shengtong, daughter of a merchant
2) Empress Yin Lihua
Children 10 sons, five by each wife
Duration of reign AD 25-AD 57
Tomb
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 光武 (py. gūang wŭ) , literary meaning: "shining martial"

Preceded by:
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Eastern Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Ming of Han China