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surname Wei / name of vassal state of Zhou dynasty from 661 BC in Shanxi, one of the Seven Hero Warring States / Wei state, founded by Cao Cao 曹操, one of the Three Kingdoms after the Han dynasty / the Wei dynasty 221-265 / Wei prefecture and Wei county at different historical periods
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tower over a palace gateway (old)
Wei, Jin and North-South dynasties / generic term for historic period 220-589 between Han and Sui
Wei State (407-225 BC), one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 戰國七雄|战国七雄 / Wei State or Cao Wei 曹魏 (220-265), the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms
Cao Wei, the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms, established as a dynasty in 220 by Cao Pi 曹丕, son of Cao Cao, replaced by Jin dynasty in 265
Wei Wei (1920-2008), novelist and poet, author of award-winning novel The East 東方|东方 about the Korean war
Wei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534), founded by the Tuoba 拓跋 branch of Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑
Wei Zheng (580-643), Tang politician and historian, notorious as a critic, editor of History of the Sui Dynasty 隋書|隋书
lit. to besiege and rescue 趙|赵 (idiom) / fig. to relieve a besieged ally by attacking the home base of the besiegers
History of Wei of the Northern Dynasties, tenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Wei Shou 魏收 in 554 during Northern Qi Dynasty 北齊|北齐, 114 scrolls
Wei Zhongxian (1568-1627), infamous eunuch politician of late Ming
Western Wei of the Northern dynasties (535-557), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏
Wei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534
Wei (220-265) and Jin (265-420) dynasties
Cao Pi 曹丕, emperor of Wei 220-226
late Han and early Wei (roughly, first half of 3rd century AD)
Eastern Wei of the Northern dynasties (534-550), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏
Ferula resin (used in TCM) / Resina Ferulae
Wei Yuan (1794-1857), Qing dynasty thinker, historian and scholar
Weimar
Weidu district of Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市, Henan
Wei county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸, Hebei
Wei Shou (506-572), writer and historian of Northern dynasty Qi 北齊|北齐, compiler of History of Wei of the Northern dynasties 魏書|魏书
Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), German meteorologist and geophysicist, the originator of the theory of continental drift
seed of ajwain / Semen Trachyspermi coptici
Wedemeyer (name) / Albert Coady Wedemeyer (1897-1989), US Army commander
Weidu district of Xuchang city 許昌市|许昌市, Henan
Wei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534)
Wei Jingsheng (1950-), Beijing-based Chinese dissident, imprisoned 1978-1993 and 1995-1997, released to the US in 1997
Wei Boyang (c. 100-170), Chinese author and alchemist


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