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Chinese History - Chen Dynasty 陳 (557-589)

The Chen dynasty 陳 (557-589) was the last of the Southern Dynasties 南朝 (420~589). It was founded by Chen Baxian 陳霸先 (r. 557-559).

Source: Yang Debing 楊德炳 (1992). "Chen 陳", in: Zhongguo da baike quanshu 中國大百科全書, Zhongguo lishi 中國歷史, vol. 2, pp. 574-576. Beijing/Shanghai: Zhongguo da baike quanshu chubanshe.

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