Emperor Wu o Jin

This is a Cheenese name; the faimlie name is Sima.

Emperor Wu o Jin (simplifeed Cheenese: 晋武帝; traditeeonal Cheenese: 晉武帝; pinyin: Jìn Wǔ Dì; Wade–Giles: Chin Wu-ti; 236 – 16 Mey 290), personal name Sima Yan (Cheenese: 司馬炎; pinyin: Sīmǎ Yán), coortesy name Anshi (安世), wis the grandson o Sima Yi an son o Sima Zhao. He becam the first emperor o the Jin dynasty efter forcin Cao Huan, last ruler o the state o Cao Wei, tae abdicate tae him. He ringed frae 266 tae 290, an efter conquerin the state o Eastren Wu in 280, wis the emperor o a unifee'd Cheenae. Emperor Wu wis kent for his extravagance an sensuality, especially efter the unification o Cheenae; leegends boastit o his incredible potency amang ten thoosand concubines.

Sima Yan
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Emperor o the Jin Dynasty
Ring8 Februar 266 – 16 Mey 290
SuccessorEmperor Hui o Jin
Keeng o Jin (晉王)
Tenur7 September[1] 265 - 8 Februar 266
PredecessorSima Zhao
Regent o Cao Wei
Tenur7 September 265 - 8 Februar 266
PredecessorSima Zhao
Dee'd16 Mey 290(290-05-16) (aged 53–54) [2]
Full name
Faimily name: Sima (Cheenese: 司馬; pinyin: sī mǎ)
Gien name: Yan (Cheenese: ; pinyin: yán)
Posthumous name
Wu (Cheenese: ; pinyin: ),
leeterar meanin: "martial"
Temple name
Shizu (Cheenese: 世祖; pinyin: shì zǔ)
FaitherSima Zhao
MitherWang Yuanji


  1. SGZ haes: “On the day renchen (September 7), the Crown Prince of Jin, Sima Yan, succeeded to his enfeoffment and inherited his rank; he assumed the Presidency of the myriad officials and had gifts and documents of appointments conferred upon him, all in conformity with ancient institutions.”

    Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms, Achilles Fang.

  2. Fang Xuanling et al. Book of Jin, Volume 3, Biography of Emperor Wu