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Liu Bang [Gaozu]; Liu Pang; 劉邦[高祖]

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Liu Bang [Gaozu] 劉邦[高祖]

Lived: 247–195 BC

Biographies:
None Available

Served: Western Han, Historical

Founder of the Han dynasty. Fought with Xiang Yu for control of China and eventually won.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Liu Pang [Kaotsu]
Simplified Chinese: 刘邦[高祖]
Pronunciation: Liu2bang1 Gao1zu3
Cantonese (Yale): Laubong Goujou
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Laubong Gouzou

Other Names: Emperor Gaozu, Gaozu, Supreme Ancestor, Liu Ji, Emperor Gao, Gao Huangdi, Founder of Han, Founder of the Hans

Name Notes: Also known by his temple name, Emperor Gaozu of Han. Originally Liu Ji (劉季). Emperor Gao (高帝). Gao Huangdi (高皇帝).

Rank and Titles

King of Han (206 BC); Emperor Gaozu of Han (202 BC)

Family and Relationships

Lu Zhi (Wife); Liu Ying, Liu Heng (Sons); Liu Bei (Descendant)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 1, 2, 6, 12, 14, 1718, 20, 22, 2931, 37, 38, 43, 54, 65, 73, 79, 80, 82, 91, 97, 112, 120

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Monster and His Heir: Liu Bang and Liu Bei
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May 13, 2014