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Northern Yan

Northern Yan (北燕)


Capital Longcheng
Government Monarchy
Tian Wang
 •  407-409 Gao Yun (emperor)
 •  409-430 Feng Ba
 •  430-436 Feng Hong
 •  Established 15 September 407[1][2] 407
 •  Feng Ba's claiming of the throne 6 November 409[3][4]
 •  Disestablished 4 June 436[5][6] 436
 •  Feng Hong's death 438

The Northern Yan (Chinese: 北燕; pinyin: Bĕiyàn; 407 or 409-436) was a state of Han Chinese during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China.

The second Emperor of Northern Yan, Feng Ba, was Han chinese.[7]

All rulers of the Northern Yan declared themselves "emperors".

Rulers of the Northern Yan

Temple names Posthumous names Family names and given name Durations of reigns Era names and their according durations
Chinese convention: use family name and given name
Unknown Huiyi (惠懿 Huìyì) 慕容云 Mùróng Yún1
or 高云 Gao Yun1
407-409 Zhengshi (正始 Zhèngshǐ) 407-409
Taizu (太祖 Taìzǔ) Wencheng (文成 Wénchéng) 馮跋 Féng Bá 409-430 Taiping (太平 Taìpíng) 409-430
Did not exist Zhaocheng (昭成 Zhāochéng) 馮弘 Féng Hóng 430-436 Daxing (大興 Dàxīng) 431-436
1 The family name of Gao Yun was changed to Murong when he was adopted by the Murong. If Gao Yun was counted as a ruler of the Later Yan, the Northern Yan would begin in 409. It started in 407 otherwise.

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Notes and references

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  2. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 114.
  3. ^
  4. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 115.
  5. ^
  6. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 123.
  7. ^ Asia major. Princeton University Press. 1997. p. 105. Retrieved 19 September 2011.  Original from the University of California
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