Former Yan

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Western Yan
Duan
Yuwen
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The Former Yan (Simplified Chinese character: 前燕, Traditional Chinese character: 前燕, pinyin Qinyn) (337-370) was a state of Xianbei ethnicity during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China.

All rulers of the Former Yan declared themselves "emperors".

Rulers of the Former Yan

Temple names Posthumous names Family names and given name Durations of reigns Era names and their according durations
Chinese convention: use family and given names
Taizu (太祖 Tazǔ) Wenming (文明 Wnmng) 慕容皝 Mrng Huǎng 337-348 Yanwang (燕王 Ynwng) 337-348
Liezong (烈宗 Lizōng) Jingzhao (景昭 Jǐngzhāo) 慕容儁 Mrng Jn 348-360 Yanwang (燕王 Ynwng) 348-353
   Yuanxi (元璽 Yunxǐ) 353-357
Guangshou (光壽 Guāngsho) 357-360
Did not exist You (幽 Yōu) 慕容暐 Mrng Wěi 360-370 Jianxi (建熙 Jinxī) 360-370

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ja:前燕 zh:前燕

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