Gan Ji
Gan Ji (died 200) was a Taoist priest who lived during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history.According to the Book of Later Han, during the reign of the Emperor Shun of Han (125 – 144),...
Li Fan (Han Dynasty)
Li Fan (Chinese:李梵, around 90) was a Chinese astronomer during the Han Dynasty (202 BC-220 AD).He noticed that the Moon does not move uniformly through its phases by using background stars as referenc...
Shusun Tong
Shusun Tong 叔孫通 (died ca 188 BCE) was an official and ritual specialist at Qin and W.Han courts. He is known for organization of the first court worship for the Emperor Gaozu of Han (202 BCE), as well...
Zhai Gong
Zhai Gong (Chinese: 翟公, fl. 2nd century BCE) was a Magistrate under the Emperor Wendi of the Han dynasty of China.He was a native of Xiagui (下邽) in Shaanxi. In his days of prosperity, his gates we...
Empress Guo Shengtong
Guo Shengtong (郭聖通; died AD 52) was an empress during the Eastern Han dynasty. She was the first empress of Emperor Guangwu (Liu Xiu), the founder of Eastern Han. She lost her husband's favor and wa...
Geng Wu
Geng Wu (died 191), courtesy name Wenwei (文威), was the Chief Clerk (長史) to the warlord Han Fu in the late Eastern Han Dynasty.
Xin Zhui
Xin Zhui (Chinese: 辛追; pinyin: Xīn Zhuī; died 163 BCE), also known as Lady Dai or Marquise of Dai, was the wife of Li Cang (利蒼), the Marquis of Dai, during the Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE). ...
Zhao Fan (Han Dynasty)
Zhao Fan was a minor warlord and prefect of Guiyang Commandery during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. Zhao Fan surrendered to Zhao Yun after being attacked by his army at Guiyang follo...
Dong Zhuo
Dong Zhuo (died 22 May 192), courtesy name Zhongying, was a politician and warlord who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. He seized control of the capital Luoyang in 189 when it was in a state of ...
Empress Dou (Wen)
Empress Dou (Chinese: 竇皇后; died 135 BC), formally Empress Xiaowen (孝文皇后), was an empress of the Chinese Han dynasty who greatly influenced the reigns of her husband Emperor Wen and her son Emperor...
Zhang Miao
Zhang Miao (died 195), courtesy name Mengzhuo, was an official who lived in the late Eastern Han dynasty.
Zhang Miao was from Shouzhang County (壽張縣), Dongping Commandery (東平郡), which is in present...