Emperor Xiaowu of Jin China

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Emperor Xiaowu of Jin China (晋孝武帝, 晉孝武帝, Pinyin Jn Xiowǔd, Wade-Giles Chin Hsiao-wu-ti) was an emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China.

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Family name Sima (司馬 py. Sīmǎ) in Chinese
Given name Yao (曜 py. Yo)
Era names Ningkang (寧康 nngkāng) February 19, 373-February 8, 376
       Taiyuan (太元 tiyun) February 9 376-February 12, 397
Father Emperor Jianwen (3rd son of)
Mother Li Lingrong (李陵容) (d. August 9 400), posthumous name: Empress Dowager Wen (文太后, literary meaning: the civil empress dowager)
Wife Wang Fahui (王法慧) (359 or 360-October 24, 380), posthumous name: Queen Ding (定皇后, literary meaning: the prudent queen)
Major concubines Chen Guin (陈归女) (d. 390 or 391), posthumous name: Empress Dowager De (德太后, literary meaning: the virtuous empress dowager)
Children Emperor An and Emperor Gong, sons to Chen
Lived 360 or 361-November 6, 396
Reigned September 12, 372-November 6, 396
Tomb Longping Tomb (ch. 隆平陵), believed to be near Nanjing
Temple name
Courtesy name 昌明, py. Chāngmng, literary meaning: "bright"
Posthumous name 孝武, py. Xiaowǔ, literary meaning: "filial and martial"
Preceded by:
Emperor Jianwen
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor An
zh-cn:晋孝武帝

ja:孝武帝 (東晋)

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