Li Shang

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Li Shang
Traditional Chinese 酈商
Simplified Chinese 郦商

Li Shang (died 180 BC) was a general and minister of the very early Western Han dynasty. He was the brother of Li Yiji, an advisor to Liu Bang, the founding emperor of the Han dynasty.[1] He was enfeoffed at Quzhou and awarded the noble title "Marquis of Quzhou" (曲周侯).[2] Li Shang is generally revered as the founding ancestor of the Li (郦) surname.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Li Shang". Chinaknowledge. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  2. ^ a b 郦姓探源 [Origin of the Li surname] (in Chinese). Government of Henan. 2011-07-05. Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  3. ^ [Li] (in Chinese). Shangyu City Library. Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-11-19.