Zhou: Emperor: 690-705 - Archontology.org

Zhou: Emperor: 690-705

The ruler is recorded under the following protocol: temple name (miàohào | 廟號) || personal name (míng | ), considered tabooed (huì | ) upon accession; posthumous name (shì | ). The years of bestowal or change are given in brackets.
Ruling House: Wǔ ()
Huángdì (皇帝)
19 Oct 690 - 22 Feb 705 no temple name bestowed || Wǔ Zhào (武曌) [1]
  posthumous names: Zé tiān dà shèng huánghòu (則天大聖皇后) [706]; Tiān hòu (天后) [710]; Dà shèng tiān hòu (大聖天后) [710]; Tiān hòu shèng dì (天后聖帝) [712]; Shèng hòu (聖后) [712]; Zé tiān huánghòu (則天皇后) [716]; Zé tiān shùn shèng huánghòu (則天順聖皇后) [749]

[1] Establishment of Zhōu (16 Oct 690) preceded the relinquishing of imperial dignity by the emperor of Tang and accession of Wǔ Zhào (19 Oct 690).
[2] Honorific title (after deposition): Zé tiān dà shèng huángdì (則天大聖皇帝) [705]
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