Han Ruler and Emperor Biographies
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In the year 1 AD, Liu Jizi, the son of the Prince of ZhongShan and the grandson of Yuan-di, succeeded Ai Di at the age of nine.
At the same time Wang Mang came back and seized the power in the Imperial Court, he proclaimed himself the Duke of AnHan.
In the year 5 AD, Liu Jizi made to married Wang Mang's daughter. She was made the Empress. In the same year during the twelve month feast, Wang Mang poisoned Ping-Di.
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Major Sources: Shi Ji (Sima Qian)
Ancient Chinese History and Emperors (Brian Williams)
with notes from William Ho and Quentin Tran