Tianyuan may refer to:
Tianyuan man are the remains of one of the earliest modern humans to inhabit East Asia. In 2007, researchers found 34 bone fragments belonging to a single individual at the Tianyuan Cave near Beijing, China. Radiocarbon dating shows the bones to be between 42,000 and 39,000 years old, which may be slightly younger than the only other finds of bones of a similar age at the Niah Caves in Sarawak on Borneo.
The Tianyuan is the name of a Go competition in China organized by the Chinese Weiqi Association. The word tiānyuán literally means the center or origin of heaven, and is the center point on a Go board. The Tianyuan is equivalent to the Nihon Ki-in's Tengen and the Hanguk Kiwon's Chunwon.
Tianyuan District is one of four urban districts of Zhuzhou City, Hunan province, China. The district was formed on May 31, 1997. Its name derives from Tian-tai Mountain (天台山) and Yuan-yi Farm (园艺场), which were two important places then, taking their first syllables, creating the name of Tianyuan District.
Tianyuan Cave is near Beijing, where Tianyuan man, one of the earliest modern humans, was found.
Uskhal Khan or the Emperor Yizong of Northern Yuan (北元益宗), born Tögüs Temür, was a Mongol Emperor of the Northern Yuan dynasty based in Mongolia. He was the last powerful khan of the Mongols until the reign of Dayan Khan.
Esen Taishi was a powerful Oirat Taishi and de facto ruler of the Northern Yuan in 15th century Mongolia. He is best known for capturing the Emperor Yingzong of Ming of the Ming dynasty in 1450 after the Battle of Tumu Fortress and briefly reuniting the Mongols. The Four Oirat reached the peak of their power under his rule.
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A posthumous name is an honorary name given to royalty, nobles, and sometimes others, in East Asia after the person's death, and is used almost exclusively instead of one's personal name or other official titles during their life. The posthumous name is commonly used when naming royalty of China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan.
Tengen may refer to:
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Tian yuan shu is a Chinese system of algebra for polynomial equations created in the 13th century. It is first known from the writing of Li Zhi, though it was created earlier.
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Dongyang Town is a town in Liuyang, Hunan, China. As of the 2016 census it had a population of 41,000 and an area of 106.9 square kilometres (41.3 sq mi). It borders Beisheng Town in the north, Jiaoxi Township in the east, Yong'an Town in the west, and Taipingqiao Town, Gejia Town and Changsha County in the south.