Emperor Taiwu

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Tuoba Yu - Background
... born, but it is known that he was the youngest of Emperor Taiwu's six sons who survived childhood ... Chilian Khan Yujiulü Wuti, who had become an imperial consort of Emperor Taiwu's as part of a peace-marriage arrangement in 434, whereby he married Consort Yujiulü while marrying his sister or cousin Princess ... capital Pingcheng (平城, in modern Datong, Shanxi), a sign that Emperor Taiwu trusted his abilities ...
Three Disasters Of Wu - First Disaster
... The first Disaster of Wu started in 446, when Emperor Taiwu of Northern Wei, a devout Taoist who followed the Northern Celestial Masters, was fighting the Xiongnu rebel Gai Wu ... also devoutly Taoist prime minister Cui Hao, Emperor Taiwu ordered Buddhism abolished under penalty of death, and slaughtered the Buddhists in the Guanzhong ... The ban against Buddhism was relaxed in Emperor Taiwu's later years, and formally ended after his grandson Emperor Wencheng of Northern Wei, a Buddhist, took the throne in 452 ...
Cui Hao
... Largely because of Cui's counsel, Emperor Taiwu of Northern Wei was able to unify northern China, ending the Sixteen Kingdoms era and, along with the southern Liu Song, entering the ... Also because of the influence of Cui, who was a devout Taoist, Emperor Taiwu became a devout Taoist as well ... are not completely clear to this day, Emperor Taiwu had Cui and his clan executed ...
Emperor Xiaowu Of Liu Song - Background
... Liu Jun was born in 430, as Emperor Wen's third son ... His mother, Consort Lu Huinan, was not one of Emperor Wen's favorite consorts, and he was also not much favored by his father ... due to its location on the border with rival Northern Wei, and with Emperor Wen interested in recovering provinces lost to Northern Wei during the reign of ...
Consort Yujiulü
... She was the mother of Emperor Wencheng ... Wei and thereafter became a Northern Wei general, during Emperor Taiwu's reign ... Consort Yujiulü herself was described as beautiful, and during Emperor Taiwu's reign she was selected to be a consort for his son Tuoba Huang ...

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