Liu Yu, Prince of Lu

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Liu Yu
劉餘
Prince of Huaiyang (淮陽王)
In office
155 BC (155 BC) – 154 BC (154 BC)
MonarchEmperor Jing
Prince of Lu (魯王)
In office
154 BC (154 BC) – 128 BC (128 BC)
MonarchEmperor Jing, Emperor Wu
Personal details
BornUnknown
Died128 BC
MotherConsort Cheng
FatherEmperor Jing
Relatives
PeeragePrince

Liu Yu (simplified Chinese: 刘馀; traditional Chinese: 劉餘; pinyin: Líu Yú; died 128 BC) was a prince of the Western Han Dynasty. He was the fifth son of Emperor Jing. His mother was Consort Cheng (程妃). In 155 BC he was instated as Prince of Huaiyang (淮陽王), but a year later his title was later changed to Prince of Lu (魯王).

Descendants[edit]

Three Kingdoms era warlord Liu Biao was Liu Yu's descendant, as well as his sons Liu Qi and Liu Cong.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ de Crespigny, Rafe (2007). A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms 23-220 AD. Leiden: Brill. p. 485. ISBN 9789004156050.