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Han Dynasty Emperor Gaozu
Emperor Gaozu


The Han Dynasty is often referred to as the golden age in the history of China where literature, philosophy, Poetry, and art flourished. This dynasty lasted over 400 years and is divided into two periods; the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - 9 AD) and the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 AD - 220 AD). The Xin Dynasty (9 AD - 23 AD) separates the two Han Dynasties. When the Xin Dynasty's one emperor, Wang Mang, was killed during a rebellion the Han Dynasty was restored. Below you will find lists of interesting kid-friendly facts about this amazing dynasty.

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