Fu Hong

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Fu Hong (Chinese: 苻洪, 284–350) originally named Pu Hong (Chinese: 蒲洪), courtesy name Guangshi(Chinese: 廣世), was the father of first emperor of Former Qin, Fu Jiàn. In 350, Fu Hong self-proclaimed to be the Prince of Three Qins (Chinese: 三秦王) receiving a prophecy willed him to become King (Chinese: 草付應王). On the same year, he was poisoned by his subordinate Ma Qiu (麻秋), who was then executed by Fu Jiàn, who took over Fu Hong's army. He was posthumously honored as Emperor Huiwu of (Former) Qin (Chinese: (前)秦惠武帝).[1][2]


  1. ^ Tsui Hung. "前秦錄" [Former Qin]. Shiliuguo Chunqiu. Volume 4. 
  2. ^ Fang Xuanling. "苻洪 苻健 苻生" [Fu Hong Fu Jian Fu Sheng]. Book of Jin. Volume 112. 
Prince of Three Qins
Born: 317 Died: 355
Chinese royalty
New creation Prince of Three Qins
Succeeded by
Fu Jiàn
as Prince of Qin[disambiguation needed]