Temple name

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Temple name
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese廟號
Simplified Chinese庙号
Vietnamese name
VietnameseMiếu hiệu
Korean name

In East Asia, a temple name is a name given to monarchs. It is given after a monarch has died. It is used for ancestor worship. It describes how a king or an emperor rules his kingdom when they were alive. It is used in China, Korea, and Vietnam. Japan does not use temple names.