Noah, The first Emperor of
[Hebrew Nôah, "rest"; Greek Noe; Latin Noe].
The ninth patriarch of the Sethite line, grandson of Mathusala and son of Lamech, who with his family was saved from the Deluge and thus became the second father of the human race.
-- Genesis 5:25-9:29
China was believed to be founded by Fo-hi, circa. 2240 BC (but Yao, circa. 2400 BC, has a fun little flood story of his own).