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Wǔ Zétiān 武则天 625–705 ce—China’s only female emperor (r. 690–704) Alternate name: Wǔ Zhào 武曌 

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
N. Harry RothschildN. Harry ROTHSCHILD

SummaryWu Zhao, better known to posterity as Empress Wu or Wu Zetian, rose from provincial obscurity to serve as ...

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