Yindi of later han (five dynasties)

The Yindi Emperor (929–951), born Liu Chengyou (劉承祐), was the second and final Emperor of China during the later han (five dynasties). He was nineteen years old when he succeeded his father, Emperor Gaozu of later han (five dynasties). Chengyou was a member of the Shatuo Turks.

Chengyou was defeated in 951 by Guo Wei (郭威). The later han (five dynasties) fell and was replaced by the later zhou dynasty. However, Chengyou's uncle, Liu Min (劉旻), founded the Kingdom of the northern han which survived until 979.

Last update 15-06-2012

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