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Emperor Huan of Han China

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Emperor Huan of Han China, ch 漢桓帝, py. hn han d, wg. Han Huan-ti, (132-168) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty. He was a great-grandson of Emperor Zhang.

Hou Hanshu (History of the Later Han) recounted that only one Roman convoy set out by emperor Antoninus Pius reached the Chinese capital Luoyang in 166 and was greeted by Emperor Huan.

Personal information

Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Zhi (志 py. zhĭ)
Era name Jianhe (建和 py. jan h) 147-149
Heping (和平 py. h png) 150
Yuanjia (元嘉 py. yan jīa) 151-153
Yongxing (永興 py. yŏng xīng) 153-154
Yongshou (永壽 py. yŏng shu) 155-158
Yanxi (延熹 py. yn xī) 158-167
Yongkang (永康 py. yŏng kāng) 167
Wives 1) empress Liang (d. 159), younger sister of Empress Dowager Liang
2) empress Deng (desposed and died 165)
3) empress Dou, then Empress Dowager Dou, daughter of Dou Wu
Major concubines
Children 1 son by empress Deng
Duration of reign 146 to 168
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝桓 (py. xio han), literary meaning: "filial and exploratory"
Posthumous name in short 桓 (py. han) , literary meaning: "exploratory"

Preceded by:
Emperor Zhi of Han China
Eastern Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Ling of Han China