Yu the Great

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Yu
King Yu of Xia.jpg
Song Dynasty depiction o Yu
Predecessor Shun
Successor Qi
Born 2123 BC
Dee'd 2055 BC (aged 68)
Issue Qi o Xia
Faither Gun
Yu the Great
Cheenese 大禹

Yu the Great (c. 2123 – 2025 BC[1]), born Si Wenming, wis a leegendar ruler in auncient Cheenae famed for his introduction o fluid control, inauguratin dynastic rule in Cheenae bi establishin the Xia dynasty, an for his upricht moral chairacter.[2][3]

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  1. Wang Quangen 王泉根, (1993). Huaxia Quming Yishu 華夏取名藝術. (Taipei: Zhishu-fang Chuban Jituan 知書房出版集團), 42.
  2. Mungello, David E. (2009). The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500–1800 (3 ed.). Rowman & Littlefield. p. 97. ISBN 9780742557987. 
  3. 戴逸, 龔書鐸. [2002] (2003) 中國通史. 史前 夏 商 西周. Intelligence press. ISBN 962-8792-80-6. p 40.