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Emperor Yuan of Han China

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Emperor Yuan of Han China, ch 漢元帝, py. hn yan d, wg. Han Yan-ti, (75 BC - 33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Personal information

Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Shi (奭 py. sh
Era name Chuyuan (初元 py. chū yan) 48 BC-44 BC
Yongguang (永光 py. yŏng gūang) 43 BC-39 BC
Jianzhao (建昭 py. jan zhāo) 38 BC-34 BC
Jingning (竟寧 py. jng nng) 33 BC
Father Emperor Xuan of Han China
Mother empress Xu
Wives empress Fu (d. 2 BC), mother of Prince Kang of Dingtao and grandmother of Emperor Ai of Han China
empress Feng
empress Wang, then Grand Empress Dowager Wang, aunt of Wang Mang
Children at least 1 son
Duration of reign 49 BC-33 BC
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝元 (py. xio yan), literary meaning: "filial and original"
Posthumous name in short 元 (py. yan), literary meaning: "original"

See also

Preceded by:
Emperor Xuan of Han China
Western Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Cheng of Han China