Emperor Zhi

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Emperor Zhì (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dì Zhì) or simply Zhì was an Emperor of China. Also known as Qingyang-shi (青陽氏), he was born Jiang Kuang'er (姜匡二) as the eldest son to Emperor Ku and Changyi (常儀), the 2nd consort of Emperor Ku. He ruled for nine years from c. 2366 BC – c. 2358 BC until he died and was succeeded by younger half-brother Yao. His birthplace was Qinghua (清化, east of present day Bo'ai County of Jiaozuo City).

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Emperor Zhi
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Emperor Ku
Emperor of China Succeeded by
Emperor Yao