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Encyclopedia > Jin Kangdi

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Emperor Kang of Jin China (321 or 322-November 17, 344) was an emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (265-420). He was a son of Emperor Ming and younger brother (from the same mother) of Emperor Cheng.

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Family name Sima (司馬 py. Sīmǎ) in Chinese
Given name Yue (岳 py. yu)
Era names Jianyuan (建元 Jinyun) 343-345
Father Emperor Ming
Wife Xu Suanzi (褚蒜子) (323 or 324-July 5, 384, marriage before accession of Emperor Kang), revered Queen Xian (献皇后, literary meaning: the dedicated or enlightened queen)
Major concubines
Children Emperor Mu of Jin China
Duration of reign July 27, 342 to November 17, 344
Tomb Chongping Tomb ch. 崇平陵, believed to be near Nanjing
Temple name
Courtesy name 世同, py. Shtng;, literay meaning: "genesis commune"
Posthumous name 康, py. Kāng, literary meaning: "prosperous"
Preceded by:
Emperor Cheng
Jin Dynasty (265-420) Succeeded by:
Emperor Mu

  Results from FactBites:
Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Nian Hao (729 words)
For instance both Han Wudi and Jin Kangdi[?] picked Jianyuan as their motto.
Thus 344 AD was the second year of Jianyuan of Jin Dynasty (or of Jin Kangdi) whereas 139 BC was the second year of Jianyuan of Han Dynasty (or of Han Wudi).
Before the Republic of China was established, only the emperor can declare a nian hao which was supposed to be unique in the country; hence it is a symbol of imperial power.
Jin Dynasty (265-420) - China-related Topics JI-JL - China-Related Topics (543 words)
The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin j?n, 265-420) followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China.
Meanwhile remnants of the Jin court fled from the north to the south and reestablished the Jin court at Jiankang, which was located south-eastward of Luoyang and Chang'an and near modern-day Nanjing, under Prince of Longya.
Battle of Fei turned out to be a victory of Jin under a short-lived cooperation of Huan Chong, brother of Huan Wen and the Prime Minister (or Imperial Secretariat) Xie An.
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