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Queen Dowager Xuan (宣太后) was one of the most powerful women in ancient China. She is known in history as the first Empress Dowager...

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Empress Xiao survived the ups and downs of the dynasty change. Eventually, she was buried with honor after the bitterness she had suffered through the years.

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