Song: Emperors: 1127-1276 - Archontology.org

Song: Emperors: 1127-1276

Each ruler is recorded under the following protocol: temple name (miàohào | 廟號) || tabooed personal name (huì | ); posthumous name (shì | ). The courtesy name (zì | ) is included where applicable. The years of bestowal of temple and posthumous names are given in brackets.
Ruling House: Zhào ()
Huángdì (皇帝)
12 Jun 1127 - 26 Mar 1129 Gāozōng (高宗) [1188] || Zhào Gòu (趙構) [1107]
   
26 Mar 1129 - 20 Apr 1129 no temple name bestowed || Zhào Fū (趙旉) [1]
  posthumous name: Yuányì Tàizǐ (元懿太子)
   
20 Apr 1129 - 24 Jul 1162 Gāozōng (高宗) [1188] || Zhào Gòu (趙構) [1107] (x) [2]
  courtesy name: Déjī (德基)
  posthumous names: Shèng shén wǔ wén xiàn xiào huángdì (聖神武文憲孝皇帝) [1188]; Shòu mìng zhōng xīng quán gōng zhì dé shèng shén wǔ wén zhāo rén xiàn xiào huángdì (受命中興全功至德聖神武文昭仁憲孝皇帝) [1191]
   
24 Jul 1162 - 18 Feb 1189 Xiàozōng (孝宗) [1194] || Zhào Bócóng (趙伯琮) (alternative reading of : Bà); Zhào Yuàn (趙瑗) [1133]; Zhào Wěi (趙瑋) [1160]; Zhào Shèn (趙昚) [1162] [3]
  courtesy name: Yuánguī (元瑰) [1160]; Yuányǒng (元永) [1162]
  posthumous names: Zhé wén shén wǔ chéng xiào huángdì (哲文神武成孝皇帝) [1194]; Shào tǒng tóng dào guān dé zhāo gōng zhé wén shén wǔ míng shèng chéng xiào huángdì (紹統同道冠德昭功哲文神武明聖成孝皇帝) [1197]
   
18 Feb 1189 - 24 Jul 1194 Guāngzōng (光宗) [1200] || Zhào Dūn (趙惇) [1150]
  posthumous names: Xiàn rén shèng zhé cí xiào huángdì (憲仁聖哲慈孝皇帝) [1200]; Xún dào xiàn rén míng gōng mào dé wēn wén shùn wǔ shèng zhé cí xiào huángdì (循道憲仁明功茂德溫文順武聖哲慈孝皇帝) [1203]
   
24 Jul 1194 - 17 Sep 1224 Níngzōng (寧宗) [1225] || Zhào Kuò (趙擴) (alternative readings of : Guàng [apparently obsolete])
  posthumous names: Rén wén zhé wǔ gōng xiào huángdì (仁文哲武恭孝皇帝) [1225]; Fǎ tiān bèi dào chún dé mào gōng rén wén zhé wǔ shèng ruì gōng xiào huángdì (法天備道純德茂功仁文哲武聖睿恭孝皇帝) [1227]
   
17 Sep 1224 - 16 Nov 1264 Lǐzōng (理宗) [1267] || Zhào Jǔ (與莒); Zhào Chéng (貴誠) [1221]; Zhào Yún (趙昀) [1224]
  posthumous names: Liè wén rén wǔ ān xiào huángdì (烈文仁武安孝皇帝) [probably bestowed c. 1264]; Jiàn dào bèi dé dà gōng fù xīng liè wén rén wǔ shèng míng ān xiào huángdì (建道備德大功復興烈文仁武聖明安孝皇帝) [1267]
   
16 Nov 1264 - 12 Aug 1274 Dùzōng (度宗) [1274] || Zhào Mèngqǐ (趙孟啟) [1246]; Zhào Zī (趙孜) [1251]; Zhào Qí (趙禥) [1253];
  courtesy name: Chángyuán (長源) (alternative reading of : Zhǎng) [1260]
  posthumous names: Duān wén míng wǔ jǐng xiào huángdì (端文明武景孝皇帝) [1274]
   
12 Aug 1274 - 21 Feb 1276 no temple name bestowed (?) || Zhào Xiǎn (趙㬎) [4][5]

[1] Nobility title (before accession and after the restoration of his predecessor): Wèiguó gōng (魏國公).
[2] Honorific title (after abdication): Tàishàng huángdì (太上皇帝) [1162].
[3] Honorific titles (after abdication): Tàishàng huángdì (太上皇帝) [1189]; Zhì zūn shòu huáng shèng dì (至尊壽皇聖帝) [1189]
[4] Gōngdì (恭帝) or Gōngzōng (恭宗) were possibly bestowed as honorific names.
[5] Nobility title (after relinquishing imperial dignity): Yíngguó gōng (瀛國公) [1276] (conferred by the ruler of Yuan).
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