The successor state to Liu Song will start off strong, but it will soon hit the rocks of instability, rebellion, and overthrow all in just a little more than 2 decades. At the dawn of the 6th century, its end will largely parallel its beginning.
Time Frame: 479-502 CE
Xiao Daocheng (Emperor Gao of Southern Qi) r. 479-482
Xiao Ze (Emperor Wu of Southern Qi) r. 482-493
Xiao Zhaoye (Emperor/Marquis of Donghun) r. 493-494
Xiao Luan (Emperor Ming of Southern Qi) r. 494-498
Xiao Baojuan (Emperor of Southern Qi) r. 498-502
Xiao Baorong (Emperor of Southern Qi) r. 501-502
Xiao Yan (Duke/Prince/Emperor Wu of Liang) r. 502-549
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