Han Dynasty Emperors of China

202 BCE - 220 CE

The Han Dynasty ruled China after the fall of the first imperial dynasty, the Qin, in 206 BCE. The Han Dynasty's founder, Liu Bang, was a commoner who lead a rebellion against the son of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of unified China.


List of Han Dynasty Emperors

  • Liu Bang, Han Gaozu, ruled 202-195 BCE
  • Liu Ying, Han Huidi, r. 195-188 BCE
  • Liu Gong, Han Shaodi, r. 188-184 BCE
  • Liu Hong, Han Shaodi (Hong), r. 184-180 BCE
  • Liu Heng, Han Wendi, r. 180-157 BCE
  • Liu Qi, Han Jingdi, r. 157-141 BCE
  • Liu Che, Han Wudi, r. 141-87 BCE
  • Liu Fuling, Han Zhaodi, r. 87-74 BCE
  • Liu He, The Prince of Changyi, r. 74 BCE
  • Liu Bingyi, Han Xuandi, r. 74-49 BCE
  • Liu Shi, Han Yuandi, r. 49-33 BCE
  • Liu Ao, Han Chengdi, r. 33-7 BCE
  • Liu Xin, Han Aidi, r. 7-1 BCE
  • Liu Kan, Han Pingdi, r. 1-6 CE
  • Liu Ying, Han Ruzi, r. 6-9 CE
  • Xin Dynasty Interregnum, 9-23 CE
  • Liu Xuan, Geng Shidi, r. 23-25 CE
  • Eastern Han Dynasty
  • Liu Xiu, Guang Wudi, r. 25-57 CE
  • Liu Zhuang, Han Mingdi, r. 57-75 CE
  • Liu Da, Han Zhangdi, r. 75-88 CE
  • Liu Zhao, Han Hedi, r. 88-106 CE
  • Liu Long, Han Shangdi, r. 106 CE
  • Liu Hu, Han Andi, r. 106-125 CE
  • Liu Yi, Shaodi, the Marquess of Beixiang, r. 125 CE
  • Liu Bao, Han Shundi, r. 125-144 CE
  • Liu Bing, Han Chongdi, r. 144-145 CE
  • Liu Zuan, Han Zhidi, r. 145-146 CE
  • Liu Zhi, Han Huandi, r. 146-168 CE
  • Liu Hong, Han Lingdi, r. 168-189 CE
  • Liu Bian, Shaodi, the Prince of Hongnong, r. 189 CE
  • Liu Xis, Han Xiandi, r. 189-220 CE

For more information, see the complete List of Chinese Dynasties.