A Chronicle of the Major Events During the Sui
EmperorReign TitleA.D.Major Events
Sui Wen-ti
隋文帝
K'ai-huang 1
開皇 元年
581 Sui Wen-ti, Yang Chien, overthrows the Chou. He changes the office names, patterned on those of the Han-Wei period.
K'ai-huang 2
開皇 二年
582 The Latter Ch'en ruler ascends the throne in Chiang-nan.
K'ai-huang 3
開皇 三年
583 The Sui move to a new capital near Ch'ang-an, a major victory against the Turks, and Su Wei issues a new legal code.
K'ai-huang 4
開皇 四年
584 The Latter Liang ruler enters the Sui court, the Sui and the Turks repair relations.
K'ai-huang 5
開皇 五年
585Shuo-fang is patrolled, a Great Wall of stone is constructed, the Five Rites (wu li) are promulgated.
K'ai-huang 6
開皇 六年
586Shuo-fang is again patrolled, led by Wei Ch'ih-chiung (尉 遲迥) the Hsiang-chou Tzu-shih (相州 刺史).
K'ai-huang 7
開皇 七年
587100,000 are dispatched to build the Great Wall. The Latter Liang falls. The Turkish Khan Sha-po-lüeh (沙鉢略) dies.
K'ai-huang 8
開皇 八年
588A major military operation is mounted against Ch'en.
K'ai-huang 9
開皇 九年
589The Sui eliminate Ch'en and reunify China. Several commanderies (chun) in Ling-nan
K'ai-huang 10
開皇 十年
590
K'ai-huang 11
開皇 十一年
591
K'ai-huang 12
開皇 十二年
592
K'ai-huang 13
開皇 十三年
593
K'ai-huang 14
開皇 十四年
594
K'ai-huang 15
開皇 十五年
595
K'ai-huang 16
開皇 十六年
596
K'ai-huang 17
開皇 十七年
597
K'ai-huang 18
開皇 十八年
598
K'ai-huang 19
開皇 十九年
599
K'ai-huang 20
開皇 廿年
600
Jen-shou 1
仁壽 元年
601
Jen-shou 2
仁壽 二年
602
Jen-shou 3
仁壽 三年
603
Jen-shou 4
仁壽 四年
604
Sui Yang-ti
隋煬帝
Ta-yeh 1
大業 元年
605
Ta-yeh 2
大業 二年
606
Ta-yeh 3
大業 三年
607
Ta-yeh 4
大業 四年
608
Ta-yeh 5
大業 五年
609
Ta-yeh 6
大業 六年
610
Ta-yeh 7
大業 七年
611
Ta-yeh 8
大業 八年
612
Ta-yeh 9
大業 九年
613
Ta-yeh 10
大業 十年
614
Ta-yeh 11
大業 十一年
615
Ta-yeh 12
大業 十二年
616
Ta-yeh 13
大業 十三年
617
Ta-yeh 14
大業 十四年
618