Wu: Ruler and Emperors: 222-280 - Archontology.org

Wu: Ruler and Emperors: 222-280

Each ruler is recorded under the following protocol: personal name (míng | ), considered tabooed (huì | ) upon accession; courtesy name (zì | ); posthumous name (shì | ). The years of bestowal or change are given in brackets.
Ruling House: Sūn ()
Wú wáng (吳王)  
Nov/Dec 222 - 23 May 229 Sūn Quán (孫權)
   
Huángdì (皇帝)
23 May 229 - 21 May 252 Sūn Quán (孫權) (x)
  courtesy name: Zhòngmóu (仲謀)
  posthumous name: Dà huángdì (大皇帝) [252]
  common reference (byname): Wúzhǔ (吳主) [1]
   
23 May 252 - 9 Nov 258 Sūn Liàng (孫亮) [2]
  courtesy name: Zǐmíng (子明)
   
30 Nov 258 - 3 Sep 264 Sūn Xiū (孫休)
  courtesy name: Zǐliè (子烈)
  posthumous name: Jǐng huángdì (景皇帝) [264]
   
Sep 264 - 1 May 280 Sūn Péngzǔ (孫彭祖); Sūn Hào (孫皓) [3]
  courtesy name: Hàozōng (皓宗); Yuánzōng (元宗)
  common reference (byname): Mòdì (末帝) [4]

[1] The epithet Wúzhǔ (吳主), used by historians, is the term meaning "lord of Wu".
[2] Deposed and demoted to prince: Kuàijī wáng (會稽王) [258]; demoted to marquis: Hòuguān hóu (候官侯) [260].
[3] Nobility title (after relinquishing imperial dignity): Guīmìng hóu (歸命侯) [conferred by the ruler of Jin, 280].
[4] The epithet Mòdì (末帝), used by historians, is a term meaning "last emperor".
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