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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Zhao Kuangyin 927-976. Emperor of China (960-976) who founded the Song dynasty and unified much of China.


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  • The reign of Zhao Kuangyin (b. 927), or (Song) Taizu, who founded the Song dynasty, brought a measure of order and unity to the empire.

    2. China, 960-1521


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