Emperor Wu of Han China

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Emperor Wu of Han China, ch 漢武帝, py. hn wŭ d, wg. Han Wu-ti, (157 BC - 87 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

Personal information

 
 
Family name Liu (劉 li) in Chinese
Given name Che (徹 ch) in Chinese
Era name Jianyuan (建元 py. jan yan) 140 BC-135 BC
Yuanguang (元光 py. yan gūang) 134 BC-129 BC
Yuanshuo (元朔 py. yan sho) 128 BC-123 BC
Yuanshou (元狩 py. yan shu) 122 BC-117 BC
Yuanding (元鼎 py. yan dĭng) 116 BC-111 BC
Yuanfeng (元封 py. yan fēng) 110 BC-105 BC
Taichu (太初 py. ti chū) 104 BC-101 BC
Tianhan (天漢 py. tīan hn) 100 BC-97 BC
Taishi (太始 py. ti shĭ) 96 BC-93 BC
Zhenghe (征和 py. zhēng h) 92 BC-89 BC
Houyuan (後元 py. hu yan) 88 BC-87 BC
Father Emperor Jing of Han China (eldest son of)
Mother
Wives Empress Chen (deposed 130 BC)
Empress Wei (suicide 91 BC)
Major concubines consort Li
consort Zhao
consort Li
consort Wang
Children at least 1 son, 4 daughters
Duration of reign 141 BC-87 BC
Tomb
Temple name
Courtesy name
Posthumous name 孝武 (py. xio wŭ), literary meaning: "filial and martial"
Posthumous name in short 武 (py. wŭ), literary meaning: "martial"

See also

Preceded by:
Emperor Jing of Han China
Western Han Dynasty Succeeded by:
Emperor Zhao of Han China

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