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Tang: Polity Style: 618-907

18 Jun 618 the ruler of Táng (Táng guó | 唐國) acceded to imperial throne in Chang'an (present-day Xi'an) (Old Book of Tang, ch. 1; New Book of Tang, ch. 1) [1]
18 Jun 618 - 16 Oct 690 Táng (Táng | )
16 Oct 690 establishment of Zhou is proclaimed (Old Book of Tang, ch. 6; New Book of Tang, ch. 4)[2]
3 Mar 705 re-establishment of Táng is proclaimed (Old Book of Tang, ch. 7; New Book of Tang, ch. 4) [3]
3 Mar 705 - 1 Jun 907 Táng (Táng | )
1 Jun 907 transfer of the imperial authority took place in the capital of the Later Liang, Bianzhou (changed to the prefecture (fǔ | ) of Kaifeng, now in the city of Kaifeng, Henan) (Old Book of Tang, ch. 20B) [4]

[1] Táng was established as a feudal fief of Suí.
[2] The establishment of Zhōu (16 Oct 690) preceded the relinquishing of imperial dignity by the emperor of Tang (19 Oct 690).
[3] The re-establishment of Táng (3 Mar 705) followed the re-accession of the former emperor of Tang (23 Feb 705).
[4] According to Old Book of Tang, ch. 20B, the emperor of Tang resolved to abdicate, issuing a preparatory decree to that effect on 28 Apr 907. The high-ranking ministers were dispatched to the capital of the Later Liang. Upon the arrival of the envoys, the transfer was effected on 1 Jun 907.
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