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Emperor Kang of Jin China

zh-cn:晋康帝 zh-tw:晉康帝

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Emperor Kang of Jin China (321 or 322-November 17 344) was an emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (265-420). He was a son of Emperor Ming and younger brother (from the same mother) of Emperor Cheng.

Table of contents
1 Various character and romanization representations
2 Timeline
3 Personal information

Various character and romanization representations


Personal information

Family name Sima (司馬 py. Sīmǎ) in Chinese
Given name Yue (岳 py. yu)
Era names Jianyuan (建元 Jinyun) 343-345
Father Emperor Ming
Wife (ne) Xu Suanzi (褚蒜子) (323 or 324-July 5 384, marriage before accession of Emperor Kang), revered Queen Xian (献皇后, literary meaning: the dedicated or enlightened queen)
Major concubines
Children Emperor Mu of Jin China
Duration of reign July 27, 342 to November 17, 344
Tomb Chongping Tomb ch. 崇平陵, believed to be near Nanjing
Temple name
Courtesy name 世同, py. Shtng;, literay meaning: "genesis commune"
Posthumous name 康, py. Kāng, literary meaning: "prosperous"

Preceded by:
Emperor Cheng
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor Mu