Southern Qi: Emperors: 479-502 - Archontology.org

Southern Qi: Emperors: 479-502

Each ruler is recorded under the following protocol: temple name (miàohào | 廟號) || personal name (míng | ), considered tabooed (huì | ) upon accession; posthumous name (shì | ). The childhood name (xiǎomíng | 小名) and/or courtesy name (zì | ) are included where applicable. The years of bestowal or change are given in brackets.
Ruling House: Xiāo ()
Huángdì (皇帝)
29 May 479 - 11 Apr 482 Tàizǔ (太祖) [482] || Xiāo Dàochéng (蕭道成)
  childhood name: Dòujiāng (鬬將)
  courtesy name: Shàobó (紹伯)
  posthumous name: Gāo huángdì (高皇帝) [482]
   
11 Apr 482 - 27 Aug 493 Shìzǔ (世祖) [493] || Xiāo Zé (蕭賾)
  childhood name: Lóngér (龍兒)
  courtesy name: Xuānyuǎn (宣遠)
  posthumous name: Wǔ huángdì (武皇帝) [493]
   
27 Aug 493 - 6 Sep 494 no temple name bestowed || Xiāo Zhāoyè (蕭昭業)
  childhood name: Fǎshēn (法身)
  courtesy name: Yuánshàng (元尚)
  common reference (byname): Fèidì (廢帝) [1][2]
   
10 Sep 494 - 23 Nov 494 no temple name bestowed || Xiāo Zhāowén (蕭昭文)
  courtesy name: Jìshàng (季尚)
  posthumous name: Hǎilíng gōng wáng (海陵恭王) [495?]
  common reference (byname): Fèidì [1][3]
   
5 Dec 494 - 1 Sep 498 Gāozōng (高宗) [498] || Xiāo Luán (蕭鸞)
  childhood name: Xuándù (玄度)
  courtesy name: Jǐngqī (景栖)
  posthumous name: Míng huángdì (明皇帝) [498]
   
1 Sep 498 - on or around 31 Dec 501 no temple name bestowed || Xiāo Míngxián (蕭明賢); Xiāo Bǎojuǎn (蕭寶卷) [494] [4][5]
  courtesy name: Zhìcáng (智藏)
  common reference (byname): Fèidì (廢帝) [1]
   
14 Apr 501 - 20 Apr 502 no temple name bestowed || Xiāo Bǎoróng (蕭寶融) [4][6]
  courtesy name: Zhìzhāo (智昭)
  common reference (byname): Hédì (和帝) [7]

[1] The epithet Fèidì (廢帝), used by historians, is the term meaning "deposed emperor".
[2] Deposed and demoted to prince (possibly posthumously): Yùlín wáng (郁林王) [494].
[3] Deposed and demoted to prince: Hǎilíng wáng (海陵王) [494].
[4] Xiāo Bǎoróng (蕭寶融) was proclaimed emperor on 14 Apr 501 and remained in dissidence to the date when Xiāo Bǎojuǎn (蕭寶卷) was either deposed or assassinated during the storming of imperial palace. The sources differ in description of the events which might have happened on or around 31 Dec 501.
[5] Posthumously demoted to marquess: Dōnghūn hóu (東昏侯) [502?].
[6] Abdicated and demoted to prince: Bālíng wáng (巴陵王) [502].
[7] The epithet Hédì (和帝), used by historians, is the term meaning "peaceful/harmonious emperor".
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