Western Liang

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Cheng Han
Han Zhao
Later Zhao
Former Liang
Later Liang
Western Liang
Northern Liang
Southern Liang
Former Qin
Later Qin
Western Qin
Former Yan
Later Yan
Northern Yan
Southern Yan
Xia
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Wei
Shu
Western Yan
Duan
Yuwen
Chouchi
Dingling

The Western Liang (Chinese character: 西凉, Hanyu pinyin Xī Ling) (400-421) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms in China. It was founded by the Li family of the Han Chinese.

All rulers of the Western Liang proclaimed themselves "wang".

Rulers of the Western Liang

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 Tizǔ) Wuzhao (武昭 Wǔzhāo) Li Gao (李暠 Lǐ Gǎo) 400-417 Gengzi (庚子 Gēngzǐ) 400-405
   Jianchu (建初 Jinchū) 406-416
Did not exist Houzhu (後主 Huzhǔ) Li Xin (李歆 Lǐ Xīn) 417-420 Jiaxing (嘉興 Jīaxīng) 417-420
Did not exist Houzhu (後主 Huzhǔ) Li Xun (李恂 Lǐ Xn) 420-421 Yongjian (永建 Yǒngjin) 420-421

Related Topics

zh:西涼

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