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War of the Eight Princes

zh-cn:八王之乱zh-tw:八王之亂 The War of the Eight Princes or Rebellion of the Eight Kings or Rebellion of the Eight Princes (trad. ch 八王之亂, sim. ch 八王之乱, py. bā wng zhī lun., wg. pa wang chih luan) was a civil war for power among princes or kings (wang ch. ) of the Chinese Jin Dynasty from AD 291 to AD 306. It devastated the country and triggered the Wu Hu ravaging. The term stemed from biographies of eight princes collected in chapter 59 of the "History of Jin Dynasty" (Jinshu).

The eight princes included:

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