Tang: Emperors: 618-690 - Archontology.org

Tang: Emperors: 618-690

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 courtesy name (zì | ) is included where applicable. The years of bestowal or change are given in brackets.
Ruling House: Lǐ ()
Huángdì (皇帝)
18 Jun 618 - 3 (or 4) Sep 626 Gāozǔ (高祖) [635] || Lǐ Yuān (李淵) [1]
  courtesy name: Shūdé (叔德)
  posthumous names: Tài wǔ huángdì (太武皇帝) [635]; Shén yáo huángdì (神堯皇帝) [674]; Shén yáo dà shèng huángdì (神堯大聖皇帝) [749]; Shén yáo dà shèng dà guāng xiào huángdì (神堯大聖大光孝皇帝) [754]
   
3 (or 4) Sep 626 - 10 Jul 649 Tàizōng (太宗) [649] || Lǐ Shìmín (李世民)
  posthumous names: Wén huángdì (文皇帝) [649]; Wén wǔ shèng huángdì (文武聖皇帝) [674]; Wén wǔ dà shèng huángdì (文武大聖皇帝) [749]; Wén wǔ dà shèng dà guǎng xiào huángdì (文武大聖大廣孝皇帝) [754]
   
15 Jul 649 - 27 Dec 683 Gāozōng (高宗) [684] || Lǐ Zhì (李治)
  courtesy name: Wèishàn (為善)
  posthumous names: Tiān huáng dà dì (天皇大帝) [684]; Tiān huáng dà shèng huángdì (天皇大聖皇帝) [749]; Tiān huáng dà shèng dà hóng xiào huángdì (天皇大聖大弘孝皇帝) [754]
   
3 Jan 684 - 27 Feb 684 Zhōngzōng (中宗) [710] || Lǐ Xiǎn (李顯) [656]; Lǐ Zhé (李哲) [677]; Lǐ Xiǎn (李顯) [698] [2]
   
27 Feb 684 - 19 Oct 690 Ruìzōng (睿宗) [716] || Lǐ Xùlún (李旭輪) [662]; Lǐ Lún (李輪) [669]; Lǐ Dàn (李旦) [683] [3][4]
   

[1] Honorific title (after abdication): Tài shàng huáng (太上皇) [626].
[2] Honorific title (after deposition): Lúlíng wáng (廬陵王) [684]
[3] Establishment of Zhou (16 Oct 690) preceded the relinquishing of imperial dignity by Ruìzōng (19 Oct 690).
[4] Honorific titles (after relinquishing imperial dignity): Xiàng wáng (相王) [698]; Ān guó xiàng wáng (安國相王) [705].
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