Han: Polity Style: 202 BC-AD 220 - Archontology.org

Han: Polity Style: 202 BC-AD 220

BC 28 Feb 202 Liú Bāng (劉邦), holding the title of Hàn wáng (漢王), acceded to the imperial throne at a ceremony held on the northern banks of River Sì (汜水) (probably in modern province of Shandong) (Book of Han, ch. 1b; Historical Records, ch. 8)
BC 28 Feb 202 - AD 10 Jan 9 Hàn () | Han
AD 10 Jan 9 Wáng Mǎng (王莽), holding the title of Ānhàn gōng (安漢公), acceded the imperial throne and proclaimed the establishment of a new state, Xin (Book of Han, ch. 99a)
AD 11 Mar 23 Liú Xuán (劉玄), acting as successor of the Han emperors, aceeded to the imperial throne at a ceremony held on the northern banks of River Yù (淯水) (old name of the Baihe river in modern Henan province) (Book of the Later Han, ch. 1a, 11)
AD 11 Mar 23 - AD 25 Nov 220 Hàn () | Han
AD 25 Nov 220 last emperor of Han abdicated, Cáo Pī (曹丕), holding the title of Wèi wáng (魏王) acceded as the first emperor of Cao Wei on 10 (or 11) Dec 220 (Book of the Later Han, ch. 9) [1]

[1] A descendant of the Han dynasty, Liú Bèi (劉備), claimed the restoration of Han (15 May 221) on part of its former territory where he and his successors ruled as emperors of the state historically known as Shu Han.
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