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Emperor Hui of Han China

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Emperor Hui of Han China, ch 漢惠帝, py. hn hi d, wg. Han Hui-ti, (210 BC - 188 BC) was the second emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Table of contents
1 Personal information
2 Biography
3 See also

Personal information

Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Ying (盈 yng) in Chinese
Era name none
Father Emperor Gao of Han China (eldest son of)
Mother Empress Dowager L
Wife Empress Chang
Children at least 1 daughter who was murdered by Empress Dowager L
Duration of reign 195 BC-188 BC
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝惠 (py. xio hi), literary meaning: "filial and benevolent"
Posthumous name in short 惠 (py. hi), literary meaning: "benevolent"


He was remembered as a weak character dominated by his mother, Empress Dowager L. She installed his two puppet infants, Shaodi Kong and Shaodi Hong, the sons of Hui's concubine after Hui died without a designated heir.

See also

Preceded by:
Emperor Gao of Han China
Western Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Empress Dowager L