Emperor Gaozu o Tang

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Tang Gaozu
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Emperor o the Tang dynasty
Ring 18 Juin 618[lower-alpha 1] – 4 September 626[lower-alpha 2]
Predecessor Dynasty foonder
Successor Emperor Taizong
Born 7 Apryle 566
Chang'an, Northren Zhou
Dee'd 25 Juin 635 (aged 69)
Da'an Palace, Chang'an, Tang Empire.
Full name
Li Yuan 李淵
Era dates
Wude (武德)
Posthumous name
Short: Emperor Shenyao[lower-alpha 3] (神堯皇帝)
Full: Emperor Shényáo Dàshèng Dàguāng Xiào.[lower-alpha 4]
神堯大聖大光孝皇帝
Temple name
Gaozu (高祖)
Hoose Hoose o Li
Faither Duke Ren of Tang
Mither Duchess Dugu

Emperor Gaozu of Tang (7 Apryle 566 – 25 Juin 635), born Li Yuan, coortesy name Shude, wis the foonder o the Tang Dynasty o Cheenae, an the first emperor o this dynasty frae 618 tae 626.

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  1. Wis awready in control of Chang'an an de facto ruler o wastren Cheenae syne December 12, 617
  2. Abdicatit in favour o his son, an wis honoured wi the teetle Taishang Huang, a teetle reserved for reteert emperors.
  3. Gien in 674.
  4. Gien in 754.