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Emperor Xuan of Han China

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Emperor Xuan of Han China, ch 漢宣帝, py. hn xan d, wg. Han Hsn-ti, (91 BC - 49 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Personal information

Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Xun (询 py. xn) or
Bingyi (病已 py. bngyĭ) in Chinese
Era name Benshi (本始 py. bĕn shĭ) 73 BC-70 BC
Dijie (地節 py. d je) 69 BC-66 BC
Yuankang (元康 py. yan kāng) 65 BC-61 BC
Shenjue (神爵 py. shn je) 61 BC-58 BC
Wufeng (五鳳 py. wŭ fng) 57 BC-54 BC
Ganlu (甘露 py. gān l) 53 BC-50 BC
Huanglong (黃龍 py. hang lng) 49 BC
Father Liu Ju, crown prince of Emperor Wu
Wife Empress Xu (poisoned by Empress Huo 71 BC)
Empress Huo
Empress Wang (d. 16 BC)
Children at least 1 son
Duration of reign 74 BC-49 BC
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝宣 (py. xio xan), literary meaning: "filial and proclaimed"
Posthumous name in short 宣 (py. xan), literary meaning: "proclaimed"

See also

Preceded by:
King of Changyi of Han China
Western Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Yuan of Han China