Emperor Cheng of Han

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Han Chengdi (漢成帝)
Family name:Liu (劉 li)
Given name:Ao (驁 py. o)
Posthumous name:
(full)
Xiaocheng (孝成, xio chng)
"filial and established"
Posthumous name:
<center>(short)
Cheng (成, chng)
"established" or "successful"

Emperor Cheng of Han (51 BC7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty ruling from 33 BC until 7 BC. Under Emperor Cheng, the Han dynasty continued its slide into disintergration while the Wang clan continued its slow grip on power and on governmental affairs as promoted by the previous emperor. Corruptions and greedy officials continue to plagued the government and as a result rebellions broke out throughout the country. Emperor Cheng died after a reign of 26 years and was succeeded by his nephew.

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Father Emperor Yuan of Han
Mother Grand Empress Dowager Wang, aunt of Wang Mang
Wives Empress Xu (deposed 18 BC)
Empress Zhao Feiyan (murdered 1 BC)
Major concubines consort Pan
consort Zhao (suicide 7 BC, younger sister of empress Zhao Feiyan)
Children 2 sons by consorts, murdered 11 BC


Preceded by:
Emperor Yuan of Han
Emperor of the Han Dynasty
33 BC7 BC
Succeeded by:
Emperor Ai of Han

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