Rulers in China:
Song and Northern Nomadic Dynasties

Liao Dynasty, [Khitan], 916 – 1125
Reign
Dates
    Relation to
Predecessor
  Comments
907–926 Yeh-lü A-pao-chi Tai Zu   916: Shen Ce
922: Tian Zan
926: Tian Xian
 
927–947 Te-kuang Tai Zong son 926: Tian Xian
938: Hui Tong
947: Da Tong
 
947–951 Yeh-lü Yüan Shi Zong nephew 947: Tian Lu 947, proclaims dynasty
951–969 Yeh-lü Ching Mu Zong son of Tai Zong 951: Ying Li  
969–982 Yeh-lü Xian Jing Zong son of Shi Zong 969: Bao Ning  
982–1031 Lung-hsiu Sheng Zong son 979: Qian Heng
983: Tong He
1012: Kai Tai
1021: Tai Ping
 
1031–1055 Tsung-chin Xing Zong son 1031: Jing Fu
1032: Chong Ning
 
1055–1101 Hung-chi Dao Zong son 1055: Qing Ning
1065: Xian Yong
1075: Tai Kang
1085: Da An
1095: Shou Long
 
1101–1125 Yeh-lü Yen-xi Tian Zuo Di grandson 1101: Qian Tong
1111: Tian Qing
1121: Bao Da
Deposed. Died 1128.
1125, conquest by Jin.

 

Jin (Chin) Dynasty, [Jurchen], 1115–1234
Reign
Dates
    Relation to
Predecessor
Comment
1115–1123 Aguda Taizu    
1123–1135 Ukimai Tai Kong brother  
1135–1150 Holoma Xi Kong nephew  
1150–1161 Tigunai Hai-ling Wang grandson of Taizu  
1161–1189 Ulu Shih Kong grandson of Taizu  
1189–1208 Magadu Chang Kong grandson  
1208–1213   Wei-shao Wang son of Shih Kong  
1213–1223 Utuka Xuan Kong brother of Chang Kong  
1223–1234   Ai Kong    
1234 Mo Ti      
1234, conquered by Yuan.

 

Xixia, [Tanguts], ? – 1227
Reign
Dates
   
881-? T'o-pa Ssu-kung  
? Ssu-chien  
? Li I-chang  
?-933 Li Jen-fo  
933–935 Li I-chao  
935–967 Li-I-hsing  
968–978 Li Chi-jui  
978–979 Li Chi-chün  
980–1004 Li Chi-feng  
982–1004 Li Chi-ch'ien  
1004–1032 Li Te-ming  
1032–1048 Ching Zong 1032, assumes title of emperor of China.
1048–1067 I Zong  
1069–1086 Hui Zong  
1086–1139 Ch'ung Zong  
1139–1194 Jen Zong  
1194–1206 Huan Zong  
1206–1211 Xiang Zong  
1211–1223 Shen Zong  
1223–1226 Xian Zong  
1226–1227 Li Xian  
1227, conquered by Mongols.

 

Northern Song Dynasty, 960–1127
Reign Dates Temple Name Birth Name Relation to
Predecessor
Comment
960–976 Taizu
Zhao Kuangyin
927–976
   
976–997 Taizong Zhao Guangyi
939–997
brother  
997–1022 Zhenzong Zhao Dechang
968–1022
son  
1022–1063 Renzong Zhao Zhen
1010–1063
son  
1063–1067 Yingzong Zhao Shu
1032–1067
great-grandson
of Taizong
 
1068–1085 Shenzong Zhao Xu
1048–1085
son  
1085–1100 Zhezong Zhao Xu
1076–1101
son  
1100–1125 Huizong Zhao Ji
1082–1135
brother Abdicated. Died in captivity in Mongolia.
1125–1127 Quinzong Zhao Huan
1100–1156
son Deposed. Died after 29 years in prison.
1127: Jurchens seize Huizong, his son, and entire court.

 

Southern Song Dynasty, 1127–1279
Reign Dates     Relation to
Predecessor
Comment
1127–1162 Gaozong Zhao Gou
1107–1187
brother Abdicated. Died 1187.
1163–1190 Xiaozong Zhao Bozong
1127–1194
descendent of Taizu Abdicated. Died 1194.
1190–1194 Guangzong Zhao Dun
1146–1200
son Abdicated. Died 1200.
1194–1224 Ningzong Zhao Kuo
1168–1224
son  
1224–1264 Lizong Zhao Yuju
1205–1264
descendent of Taizu  
1265–1274 Duzong Zhao Mengqi
1240–1274
nephew  
1275 Zong Ti?? Zhao Xian
1270–1323
son Seized by Kublai Khan and sent to Tibet. Suicide.
1276–1278 Duanzong   brother @ by fugitives.
1279 Bing Di   brother Drowned in naval attack.
1279, conquered by Yuan.

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