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The Southern Qi
Southern Qi
(simplified Chinese: 南齐; traditional Chinese: 南齊; pinyin: Nán Qí) (479-502) was the second of the Southern dynasties in China, followed by the Liang Dynasty. During its 23-year history, the dynasty was largely filled with instability, as after the death of the capable Emperor Gao and Emperor Wu, Emperor Wu's grandson Xiao Zhaoye was assassinated by Emperor Wu's intelligent but cruel and suspicious cousin Xiao Luan, who took over as Emperor Ming, and proceeded to carry out massive executions of Emperor Gao's and Emperor Wu's sons and grandsons, as well as officials that he suspected of plotting against him. The arbitrariness of these executions was exacerbated after Emperor Ming was succeeded by his son Xiao Baojuan, whose actions drew multiple rebellions, the last of which, by the general Xiao Yan led to Southern Qi's fall and succession by Xiao Yan's Liang Dynasty.

Contents

1 Sovereigns of Southern Qi
Southern Qi
Dynasty (479-502) 2 Sovereigns family tree 3 Notes 4 References

4.1 Citations 4.2 Bibliography

5 See also

Sovereigns of Southern Qi
Southern Qi
Dynasty (479-502) [edit]

Posthumous Name Family name and given names Period of Reigns Era names and their according range of years

Convention: Qi + posthumous name

Emperor Gao of Southern Qi

(Gao Di 高帝 gāo dì)

Xiao Daocheng (蕭道成 xiāo dào chēng 479-482 Jianyuan (建元 jiàn yuán) 479-482

Emperor Wu of Southern Qi

(Wu Di 武帝 wǔ dì)

Xiao Ze (蕭賾 xiāo zé) 482-493 Yongming (永明 yǒng míng) 483-493

Prince of Yulin

(Yu Lin Wang 鬱林王 yù lín wáng)

Xiao Zhaoye (蕭昭業 xiāo zhāo yè) 493-494 Longchang (隆昌 lóng chāng) 494

Prince of Hailing

(Hai Ling Wang (海陵王 hài líng wáng)

Xiao Zhaowen (蕭昭文 xiāo zhāo wén) 494 Yanxing (延興 yán xīng) 494

Emperor Ming of Southern Qi - Ming Di

(明帝 míng dì)

Xiao Luan (蕭鸞 xiāo luán) 494-498 Jianwu (建武 jiàn wǔ) 494-498 Yongtai (永泰 yǒng tài) 498

Marquess of Donghun - Dong Hun Hou

(東昏侯 dōng hūn hóu)

Xiao Baojuan (蕭寶卷 xiāo bǎo juǎn) 499-501 Yongyuan (永元 yǒng yuán) 499-501

Emperor He of Southern Qi - He Di

(和帝 hé dì)

Xiao Baorong (蕭寶融 xiāo bào róng) 501-502[Note 1] Zhongxing (中興 zhōng xīng) 501-502

Sovereigns family tree[edit]

Southern Qi

Xiao Chengzhi 萧承之 (384-447)

Xiao Daosheng 萧道生

Xiao Daocheng 蕭道成 (427–482) Gao (r. 479-482)

Xiao Luan 蕭鸞 (452–498) Ming (r. 494-498)

Xiao Ni 蕭嶷 444–492 Wenxian of Yuzhang

Xiao Ze 蕭賾 (440–493) Wu (r. 482-493)

Xiao Baojuan 蕭寶卷 (483–501; r. 498-501)

Xiao Baoyin 蕭寶寅 (487–530; r. 527)

Xiao Baorong 蕭寶融 (488–502) He (r. 501-502)

Xiao Zhangmao 蕭長懋 (458–493) Wen 文皇帝

Xiao Zhaoye 蕭昭業 473–494; r. 493-494

Xiao Zhaowen 蕭昭文 480–494; r. 494

Notes[edit]

^ Emperor Ming's son Xiao Baoyin, who was then a Northern Wei
Northern Wei
general, rebelled against Northern Wei
Northern Wei
and claimed imperial title in 527-528, but is not listed because his claim of imperial title was temporary, long after Emperor He's reign, and also did not include any territory that was previously Southern Qi
Southern Qi
territory.

References[edit] Citations[edit]

^ Book of Southern Qi, vol. 1. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 145.

Bibliography[edit]

Book of Southern Qi History of Southern Dynasties Zizhi Tongjian

See also[edit]

Southern and Northern Dynasty Chinese sovereign Yongming poetry List of Bronze Age States List of Classical Age States List of Iron Age States List of pre-modern great powers

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Northern and Southern dynasties
Southern dynasties
(420–589)

Northern dynasties

Northern Wei Eastern Wei Western Wei Northern Qi Northern Zhou

Southern dynasties

Liu Song Southern Qi Liang (W

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