Yao

Chinese - A sage who became one of the Five Emperors. Father of Nü Ying and Wo Huang. He ruled for seventy years and then gave the throne to Shun who married his daughter. He is credited with the invention of the calendar and the construction of the first observatory. Sometimes referred to as Yao, Tao T'ung Shih, Tao T'ung Shih, Ti Yao or Ti Yao.

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