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Persons in Chinese History - Emperor Han Shangdi 漢殤帝 Liu Long 劉隆

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Emperor Shang 漢殤帝 (r. 105-106 CE), personal name Liu Long 劉隆, courtesy name Liu Sheng 劉盛, an emperor of the Later Han dynasty 後漢 (25-220 CE). He was a minor son of Emperor He 漢和帝 (r. 76-88 CE) and succeeded his father to the throne when he was less than one year old. Empress Dowager Deng 鄧太后, the main consort of Emperor He, and her brother Deng Zhi 鄧騭, reigned for him. After eight months Emperor Shang died. He was buried in the tomb mound Kangling 康陵. His successor was Liu Hu 劉祜, a son of the Prince of Qinghe 清河王, known as Emperor An 漢安帝 (r. 106-125 CE).

Source: Chen Quanli 陳全力, Hou Xinyi 侯欣一 (ed. 1988), Diwang cidian 帝王辭典 (Xi'an: Shaanxi renmin jiaoyu chubanshe), p. 45.

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