"an emperor of the Han dynasty"

Han Dynasty
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The Han Dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China, preceded by the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BCE) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms (220–280 CE).

It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, and came to an end when Cao Pi, King of Wei, usurped the throne. The Han Dynasty was an age of economic prosperity for China.