Emperor Xuanzong o Tang

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Tang Xuanzong
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Emperor o the Tang dynasty
RingSeptember 713[1][2] – 12 August 756[3][4]
PredecessorEmperor Ruizong
SuccessorEmperor Suzong
Born8 September 685[5]
Dee'd3 Mey 762(762-05-03) (aged 76)[6]
Full name
Faimily name: Lǐ (李)
Gien name: Longji (隆基)
Era dates
Xiāntiān (先天) 712–713
Kāiyuán (開元) 713–741
Tiānbǎo (天寶) 742–756
Posthumous name
Short: Emperor Ming (明皇)[7]
Full: Emperor Zhidao Dasheng Daming Xiao (至道大聖大明孝皇帝)
Temple name
Xuánzōng (玄宗)
HooseTang (唐)
FaitherEmperor Ruizong o Tang
MitherConsort Dou

Emperor Xuanzong o Tang (8 September 685[5][8] – 3 Mey 762[6]), an aw commonly kent as Emperor Ming o Tang or Illustrious August, personal name Li Longji, an aw kent as Wu Longji (Cheenese: 武隆基) frae 690 tae 705,[9] wis the seivent emperor o the Tang dynasty in Cheenae, ringin frae 713 tae 756 C.E. His ring o 43 years wis the langest in the Tang dynasty. In the early hauf o his ring he wis a diligent an astute ruler. Ably assistit bi capable chancellors lik Yao Chong, Song Jing an Zhang Yue, he wis creditit wi bringin Tang Cheenae tae a pinnacle o cultur an pouer. Emperor Xuanzong, houiver, wis blamed for ower-trustin Li Linfu, Yang Guozhong an An Lushan in his late ring, wi Tang's gowden age endin in the Anshi Rebellion.[10]

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  1. He ascendit the throne follaein the abdication o his faither Emperor Ruizong, that received the teetle Taishang Huang (reteert emperor) but conteena'd tae wield actual imperial pouer till 713.
  2. 兩千年中西曆轉換 Archived 2017-08-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. Follaein the rebellion o An Lushan, Xuanzong's son Emperor Suzong wis proclaimed emperor bi the airmy on 12 August 756, but Emperor Xuanzong an his retinue, that haed escaped tae Sichuan, anerly heard the news on 10 September 756, that date merkin the end o Xuanzong's ring in practice. Till Emperor Xuanzong received the news o Emperor Suzong's ascension, he conteena'd tae issue imperial edicts as emperor.
  4. 兩千年中西曆轉換[deid airtin]
  5. 5.0 5.1 兩千年中西曆轉換[deid airtin]
  6. 6.0 6.1 兩千年中西曆轉換 Archived 2017-08-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. This is the name unner that Emperor Xuanzong is maist kent in the Cheenese-speakin warld. See, e.g., this article from Wen Wei Po.
  8. General note: Dates gien here are in the Julian calendar. Thay are nae in the proleptic Gregorian calendar.
  9. Dong Naibin (董乃斌) (1992). Zi Jianhong (紫劍虹) (ed.). 中國歷史寶庫 [Treasury of Chinese History]. 4:流金歲月-唐代卷. Hong Kong: Zhonghua Publishing. p. 16. ISBN 9622316670.
  10. See, e.g., Bo Yang Edition of the Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 52, preface.