Rulers in China:
Han Dynasties, 206 bce–220 ce

Western Han Dynasty, 206 bce– 9 ce
Reign Dates   Birth
Name
Relation to
Predecessor
Comments
206–195 bce Gaodi
Liu Bang
247–195 bce
   
195–188 bce Huidi Liu Ying
210–188 bce
 son 195–180 bce: empress Lu Hou
188–179 bce Gao Hou Lu Zhi  
180–157 bce Wendi Liu Heng
202–157 bce
son of Gaodi  
157–141 bce Jingdi Liu Qi
188–141 bce
son  
141–87 bce Wudi Liu Che
157–87 bce
son  
87–74 bce Zhaodi Liu Fuling
95–74 bce
son  
74–49 bce Xuandi Liu Bingyi
91–49 bce
grandson of Wudi  
49–33 bce Yuandi Liu Shi
75–33 bce
son Poisoned by concubine.
33–7 bce Chengdi Liu Ao
51–7 bce
son  
7–1 bce Aidi Liu Xin
26–1 bce
grandson of Yuandi  
1 bce–6 ce Pingdi Liu Jizi
9 bce–6 ce
great-grandson of Yuandi  
7–9 ce Ruzi Liu Ying
5–9 ce
great-great-grandson
of Xuandi
 

 

Xin Dynasty, 9–23 ce. Not officially recognized.
Reign Dates Birth
Name
Relation to
Predecessor
Comments
9–23 ce Wang Mang
45 bce – 23 ce
nephew of Yuandi’s empress, Wang After serving as regent for Han child emperors, Wang Mang usurped the throne, establishing a 1-term dynasty, and attempted a series of reforms.  He was killed in a peasant revolt joined by members of the old Han royal family.

 

Eastern Han Dynasty, 23–220
Reign Dates   Birth
Name
  Comments
23–24 Huai Yang Wang      
25–57 Guang Wudi
Liu Xiu
5–57
   
57–75 Mingdi Liu Yang
28–75
son  
75–88 Zhangdi Liu Da
57–88
son  
88–106 Hedi Liu Zhao
79–106
son 88–97: Dou (empress)
106 Shangdi Liu Long
105–106
son 105–121: Teng (empress)
106–125 Andi Liu Yu
94–125
grandson of 
Zhangdi
 
125–144 Shundi Liu Bao
115–144
son  
144-145 Chongdi Liu Bing
143–145
son  
145–146 Zhidi Liu Zuan
138–146
great-great-grandson
of Zhangdi.
 
146–168 Huandi Liu Zhi
132–168
great-grandson of
Zhangdi.
 
168–189 Lingdi Liu Hong
156–189
great-great-grandson
of Zhangdi.
 
189 Xie   son Not officially recognized.
189–220 Xiandi  Liu Xie
181–234
brother Abdicated.
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