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Emperor Ming of Han China

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Emperor Ming of Han China, ch 漢明帝, py. hn mng d, wg. 'Han Ming-ti\', (AD 28 - AD 75) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Personal information

 
Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Zhuang (莊 py. zhūang)
Era name Yongping (永平 py. yŏng png) 58-75
Father Emperor Guangwu of Han China (eldest son of)
Mother Empress Yin Lihua
Wife Empress Ma, d. childless 79
Major concubines consort Jia
Children 9 sons
Duration of reign AD 57-AD 75
Tomb
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝明 (py. xio mng), literary meaning: "filial and brillant"
Posthumous name in short 明 (py. mng) , literary meaning: "brillant"

Preceded by:
Emperor Guangwu of Han China
Eastern Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Zhang of Han China