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date: 17 October 2019

Gaozu, Emperor (of Tang) Táng Gāozǔ 唐高祖 566–635 ce—Founder of the Tang dynasty (r. 618–626) Alternate name: given name: Lǐ Yuān 李淵 

Source:
The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
Author(s):
Lee ChamneyLee CHAMNEY

SummaryGaozu, born Li Yuan, was the founder of the Tang dynasty, perhaps the most cosmopolitan and storied dynasty in ...

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