Han may refer to:

Ethnic groups

  • Han Chinese, the world's largest ethnic group, the Han make up 18% of the Earth's human population
  • Han people, the South Korean term for Koreans
  • Hän, a First Nations people of Canada

East Asian history

  • Han (Western Zhou state) (韓) (11th century BC – 757 BC), a Chinese state during the Spring and Autumn period
  • Han (state) (韓) (403–230  BC), a Chinese state during the Warring States period
  • Han dynasty (漢/汉) (206 BC – 220 AD), a dynasty split into two eras, Western Han and Eastern Han
    • Shu Han (蜀漢) (221–263), a Han Chinese dynasty that existed during the Three Kingdoms Period
  • Former Zhao (304–329), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) before 319
  • Cheng Han (成漢) (304–347), one of the Sixteen Kingdoms, known as Han (漢) after 338
  • Hou Han (侯漢) (552), dynasty name used by Hou Jing during his brief usurpation of the Liang dynasty
  • Former Shu (前蜀) (907–925), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, known as Han (漢) between 917 and 918
  • Southern Han (南漢) (917–971), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Later Han (Five Dynasties) (後漢) (947–951), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
    • Northern Han (北漢)(951–979), successor to Later Han, also during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Chen Han (漢) (1360–1364), an insurgent middle Yangtze state in the late Yuan Dynasty
  • Han system (藩), a term for feudal clan or fief in Japan
  • Samhan (삼한; 三韓), three ancient confederacies in the southern Korean Peninsula; also refers to the Three Kingdoms of Korea
  • Khan (title), or Han (汗) in Chinese transliteration, originally Central Asian title for a sovereign or military ruler
  • Daehan Jeguk or Korean Empire (대한제국; 大韓帝國) (1897–1910), the Korean Empire was the last independent unified Korean state


Arts, entertainment, and media




Writing systems

  • Hán, used in Vietnamese orthography
  • Han characters (漢字, Pinyin: Hanzi, often referred to as Chinese characters)
  • Han unification (Han character glyph unification) in Unicode
  • Hangul (한글 Hangeul), the Korean alphabet
  • Hanja (한자, 漢字), Han characters used for the Korean language



Other uses

See also


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