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Imperial China Song Dynasty

The founder of Song Dynasty, Emperor Taizu, usurped the Later Zhou throne and ended the Five Dynasty and Ten Kingdoms period to reunite China. The Song Dynasty lasted from lasted from 960 to 1279 when they fall to the Mongols who founded the Yuan Dynasty. The Song Dynasty was divided into the Northern Song (960-1127) and Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). The Liao and Western Xia Dynasties existed during this period.

Reign Name :

Emperor Taizu

Temple Name:
Taizu
Name:
Zhao Kuangyin
Reign Years:
960-976

Emperor Taizong

Temple Name:
Taizong
Name:
Zhao Jiong
Reign Years:
976-997

Emperor Zhenzong

Temple Name:
Zhenzong
Name:
Zhao Heng
Reign Years:
997-1022

Emperor Renzong

Temple Name:
Renzong
Name:
Zhao Zhen
Reign Years:
1022-1063

Emperor Yingzong

Temple Name:
Yingzong
Name:
Zhao Shu
Reign Years:
1063-1067

Emperor Shenzong

Temple Name:
Shenzong
Name:
Zhao Xu
Reign Years:
1067-1085

Emperor Zhezong

Temple Name:
Zhezong
Name:
Zhao Xu
Reign Years:
1085-1100

Emperor Huizong

Temple Name:
Huizong
Name:
Zhao Ji
Reign Years:
1100-1125

Emperor Qinzong

Temple Name:
Qinzong
Name:
Zhao Huan
Reign Years:
1126-1127

1126, Hangzhou City, Zhenjiang Province

General Yuefei fought against the Jin Dynasty. In 1126, he was executed on false charges. Temple was built in 1221 during the Song dynasty in memory Chinese General Yue Fei.

Emperor Gaozong

Temple Name:
Gaozong
Name:
Zhao Gou
Reign Years:
1127-1162

Emperor Xiaozong

Temple Name:
Suzong
Name:
Zhao Shen
Reign Years:
1162-1189

Emperor Guangzong

Temple Name:
Daizong
Name:
Zhao Dun
Reign Years:
1189-1194

Emperor Ningzong

Temple Name:
Ningzong
Name:
Zhao Kuo
Reign Years:
1194-1224

Emperor Lizong

Temple Name:
Lizong
Name:
Zhao Yun
Reign Years:
1224-1264

Emperor Duzong

Temple Name:
Duzong
Name:
Zhao Qi
Reign Years:
1264-1274

Emperor Gong

Temple Name:
-
Name:
Zhao Xian
Reign Years:
1275

Emperor Duanzong

Temple Name:
Duanzong
Name:
Zhao Shi
Reign Years:
1276-1278

Emperor Bing

Temple Name:
-
Name:
Zhao Bing
Reign Years:
1278-1279

Tomb of Young Song Emperor, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

This is the tomb of the last Emperor of Southern Song dynasty.

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