Ancient Chinese Dynasties Facts

Shang Dynasty Emperors

Emperor Cheng Tang of the Shang Synasty
Shang Emperor Cheng Tang


The emperors of the Shang Dynasty ruled ancient China for over 600 years. On this page we list these Shang Dynasty emperors and some interesting facts about some of them. Historians obtained information about the Shang Emperors from oracle bones and from records of the Grand Historian completed in approximately 109 BC by Sima Qian. It should be noted that historians disagree on the order in which some of these emperors ruled and the length of some of their reigns; therefor there are discrepancies in this list including some overlapping reigns. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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Shang Dynasty Emperors List

Shang Dynasty Emperor Facts