Encyclopedia: Emperor Ming Liu Zhuang

Emperor Ming [Liu Zhuang]; Emperor Ming; 漢明帝[劉莊]

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Emperor Ming [Liu Zhuang] 漢明帝[劉莊]

Lived: AD 28–75

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Served: Han, Historical

Second emperor of the East Han Dynasty. Hard-working and showed integrity.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Emperor Ming [Liu Chuang]
Simplified Chinese: 汉明帝[刘庄]
Pronunciation: Han4ming2di4 [Liu2zhuang1]
Cantonese (Yale): Honmingdai [Laujong]
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Honmingdai [Lauzong]

Other Names: Emperor Ming of Han, Emperor Xiaoming, Han Mingdi, Liu Yang, Xianzong

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  • Father: Emperor Guangwu;
  • Mother: Empress Guanglie;

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April 10, 2023