Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

WU DI

Chinese Ruler God

Also known as WU-TI

Five legendary Chinese Kings

They took over after the San Huang.

The first was Huangdi, popularly known as the Yellow Emperor, followed by Zhuan-Xu, Di Ku, Yao, and finally Shun.

Although tall tales and unlikely legends make China’s earliest history seem like a fairytale, the Wu Di were actual genuine historical figures who lived around 4,500 years ago.

Scholars have waged many paper wars over their exact names and dates. But we will remain aloof and let them fight it out.

Wu Di Facts and Figures

Name: Wu Di
Pronunciation: Woo Dee
Alternative names: WU-TI

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Ruling
Area of expertise: Ruling

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Article last revised on June 01, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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