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Gaozu (Chinese: ; pinyin: Gāozǔ; Wade–Giles: Kao1-tsu3; lit. 'high forefather') is an imperial temple name typically used for Chinese emperors who founded a particular dynasty. It may refer to:

Emperors generally referred to as Gaozu[edit]

Emperors whose temple name was Gaozu[edit]


It may also refer to those who never officially declared themselves as emperors, but were posthumously given the title by their imperial descendants:

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