Liu Jiyuan

Liu Jiyuan
Emperor of Northern Han
Full name
Family name: Liú ()
Given name: Jìyuán ()
Name at birth: Hé Jìyuán ()
Father Sir He (何氏)
Mother Lady Liu (劉氏)
Liu Jiyuan
Traditional Chinese 劉繼元
Simplified Chinese 刘继元

Liu Jiyuan (劉繼元) (died in 992), was the last ruler of China's Northern Han kingdom in its Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. He was the grandson of Liu Min. He ruled Northern Han from 968 until 979, when he surrendered to the Song forces under Emperor Taizong of Song.


  • Mote, F.W. (1999). Imperial China (900-1800). Harvard University Press. pp. 11–15. ISBN 0-674-01212-7. 

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