Empress Lü -China’s first reigning Empress

While Lu Zhi never proclaimed herself Empress, many historians recognise her as the first reigning Empress of China. 

Cixi – the Empress Dowager Who Helped Modernize China

Ruthless and brilliant, the empress dowager Cixi challenged foes—both foreign and domestic, including her adopted son, Emperor Guangxu—to bring China into the modern age. Born...

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