Tuoba Shiyijian

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Tuoba Shiyijian (Chinese :拓跋什翼犍; pinyin :Tuòbá Shíyìjiàn; 320–376) was the last prince of the Tuoba Dai and ruled from 338 to 376 when Dai was conquered by the Former Qin. He was the son of Tuoba Yulü and the younger brother of Tuoba Yihuai, whom he succeeded in 338. In 340 he moved the capital to Shengle (盛樂) (near modern Horinger County, Inner Mongolia). His grandson Tuoba Gui founded the Northern Wei dynasty.

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  1. However, see Emperor Daowu of Northern Wei for problems with placing Tuoba Shi as a son of Tuoba Shiyijian. It may very well be that Tuoba Gui (Emperor Daowu) was a son of Tuoba Shiyijian, not a grandson (through Tuoba Shi).
Emperor Zhaocheng of Dai
Born: 320 Died: 376
Chinese royalty
Preceded by
Tuoba Yihuai
Prince of Dai
338–376
Extinct