Han may refer to:

Ethnic groupsEdit

  • Han Chinese, or Han People (Simplified Chinese: 汉人, Traditional Chinese: 漢人): the name for the largest ethnic group in China, which also constitutes the world's largest ethnic group.
  • Han Taiwanese (Chinese: 臺灣漢人): the name for the ethnic group of the Taiwanese people who may be fully or partially Han Chinese descent.
  • Han Minjok, or Han people (Korean: 한민족): the Korean native name referring to Koreans.
  • Hän: one of the First Nations peoples of Canada.

Former statesEdit

  • 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
  • Samhan (삼한; 三韓), three ancient confederacies in the southern Korean Peninsula; also refers to the Three Kingdoms of Korea
  • Daehan Jaeguk or Korean Empire (대한제국; 大韓帝國) (1897–1910), the last monarchial kingdom of Korea.

Modern placesEdit

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

NamesEdit

EducationEdit

LanguagesEdit

Writing systemsEdit

  • 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

OtherEdit

TransportationEdit

Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit