Emperor Wen of Sui

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Yang Jian
Sui Wendi Tang.jpg
1st Emperor of Sui Dynasty
Reign4 March 581 – 13 August 604
SuccessorEmperor Yangdi
Born21 July 541
Chang'an, Northern Zhou
Died13 August 604(604-08-13) (aged 63)
Renshou Palace, Baoji, Sui China
Full name
Family name: Yang (楊, Yáng)
Given name: Jian (堅, Jiān)
Era dates
Kāihuáng 開皇 (581–600)
Rénshòu 仁壽 (601–604)
Posthumous name
Wen (文, wén)
literary meaning: "civil"
Temple name
Gaozu (高祖, gāo zǔ)
FatherYang Zhong, Duke of Sui[1]
MotherLü Kutao

Emperor Wen of Sui (隋文帝; 21 July 541 – 13 August 604), founded the Sui Dynasty (581–618 AD).

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  1. Temple name: Taizu (太祖)
    Posthumous name: Wu Yuan (武元)