Wei Dynasty


Wei Dynasty

Wei Dynasty (魏朝) can refer to two different dynasties in Chinese history:

* Cao Wei (220-265) was a Han Chinese dynasty that existed during the Three Kingdoms Period.
* Northern Wei (386-534) was a Xianbei dynasty that existed during the Southern and Northern Dynasties Period.


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