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Southern Yan (南燕)
Southern Yan in 406 AD
• Capturing of Guanggu
|Today part of||China|
The Southern Yan (Chinese: 南燕; pinyin: Nányàn; 398-410) was a state of Xianbei ethnicity during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China. Its territory roughly coincided with modern Shandong. Its founder Murong De was a son of Murong Huang and brother of Murong Jun and Murong Chui and therefore was an imperial prince during both Former Yan and Later Yan.
All rulers of the Southern Yan declared themselves "emperors".
Rulers of the Southern Yan
|Temple names||Posthumous names||Family names and given name||Durations of reigns||Era names and their according durations|
|Shizong (世宗 Shìzōng)||Xianwu (獻武 Xiànwǔ)||Murong De (慕容德 Mùróng Dé)||398-405||Yanwang (燕王 Yànwáng) 398-400|
Jianxing (建平 Jiànpíng) 400-405
|Did not exist||Houzhu (後主 Hòuzhǔ)||Murong Chao (慕容超 Mùróng Chāo)||405-410||Taishang (太上 Taìshàng) 405-410|