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Encyclopedia > Emperor An of Jin China

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Emperor An of Jin China (晋安帝, 晉安帝, Pinyin Jìn āndì, Wade-Giles Chin An-ti) was an emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China. He was hanged under the order of Liu Yu, founder of the Song Dynasty (420-479). Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin (拼音, pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... Wade-Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration) system for the Chinese language based on Mandarin. ... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin jìn, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Hanging to Music. ... The Song Dynasty (宋朝, previous spelling Sung) (420-479) was first of the four Southern Dynasties in China, followed by the Qi Dynasty. ...


Personal information

Family name Sima (司馬 py. Sīmǎ) in Chinese
Given name Dezong (德宗, py. Dézōng)
Era names Longan (隆安 Lóngān) February 13, 397-February 17, 402
 Yuanxing (元興 Yuánxīng) February 18, 402-March 1, 405
Yixi (義熙 Yìxī) March 2, 405-419
Father Emperor Xiaowu (eldest son of)
Mother Chen Guinü (陈归女) (d. 390 or 391), posthumous name: Empress Dowager De (德太后, literary meaning: the virtuous empress dowager)
Wife Wang Shen'ai (王神爱) (359 or 360-October 24, 380), childless, posthumous name: Queen Xi (僖皇后, literary meaning: the joyful queen)
Major concubines
Children
Lived 382 or 383-January 28, 419
Reigned November 7, 396-January 28, 419
Tomb Xiuping Tomb (ch. 休平陵), believed to be near Nanjing
Temple name
Courtesy name 德宗, py. dézōng, literary meaning: "virtuous ancestor"
Posthumous name 安, py. ān, literary meaning: "peaceful"
Preceded by:
Emperor Xiaowu
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor Gong

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