Top 10 Women in Chinese History

China has a long history of 5,000 years, and the dynasties are constantly changing. Many talented people have been born, and among them are not only men, but also many special women.

Top 1: Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian, a politician from the Tang Dynasty to the Wuzhou period, who began to participate in the government from the Tang Gaozong period, came to the court as the empress dowager of the Tang Dynasty during the Tang Zhongzong and Tang Ruizong periods, and finally proclaimed the emperor in the first year of Tianshou to establish Wu Zhou. She is the only orthodox female emperor in Chinese history.

Top 2: Li Qingzhao

Li Qingzhao, a female lyricist in the Song Dynasty who is known as the first talented woman through the ages, was born in the scholarly family of Jinna Zhangqiu. In her early years, she liked to collect and sort out all kinds of calligraphy and painting with her husband. In the early stage, he liked to write poems about a leisurely life. Poems with sad life experience are the main ones, and they are representatives of the graceful and graceful school of the Song Dynasty.

Top 3: Dugu Jialuo

Dugu Jialuo, a native of Xianbei ethnicity living in Luoyang, Henan Province, is the seventh daughter of Taibao Dugu Xin in the Northern Zhou Dynasty. An empress was conferred the title of empress after the establishment of the Sui Dynasty, and because of her participation in the state affairs, she made significant contributions to the Kaihuang rule.

Top 4: Shangguan Wan'er

Shangguan Wan'er was the imperial concubine of the Tang Dynasty who was named Zhaorong during the reign of Emperor Zhongzong of the Tang Dynasty. After Wu Zetian ascended the throne, she was reused by Wu Zetian because of her intelligence and good prose. The memorials submitted by the ministers all have their own participation in the decision. She is a famous talented woman in the Tang Dynasty who occupies a prominent position in the political and literary circles and has the reputation of the female prime minister.

Top 5: Empress Changsun

Empress Zhangsun is the younger sister of the Tang Dynasty Prime Minister Zhangsun Wuji, the queen of Tang Taizong, and the mother of Tang Gaozong. After marrying Li Shimin at the age of thirteen, she gave birth to three sons and four daughters for Li Shimin successively. On the same day, she personally comforted the soldiers, and the queen, who was good at borrowing from the past and the present, also protected the loyal and competent ministers in front of Li citizens many times.

Top 6: Fu Hao

Fu Hao is the first female military commander in Chinese history, and she is also an outstanding female politician. Many oracle bone inscriptions unearthed show that she has been ordered to recruit soldiers, fight on the battlefield many times, and command the Tufang, Bafang, the Yifang and other major battles, among which the Bafang also completed the earliest recorded ambush in the history of the Chinese war.

Top 7: Lv Zhi

Lv Zhi, the empress of Emperor Liu Bang of Han Gao, who was born in Shanxian County, Shandong Province, became the first woman to be named after Qin Shi Huang unified China after Emperor Hui of Han came to the throne. She is also the first recorded queen and queen in Chinese history. After the establishment of the Han Dynasty, the Empress Dowager became one of the most vicious queens in China because she participated in the execution of Han Xin and Peng Yue successively, and made Mrs. Qi into a human shepherd.

Top 8: Xia Ji

Xia Ji was the daughter of Duke Zheng Mu in the Spring and Autumn Period, and was one of the four recognized beauties in the Spring and Autumn Period. It is recorded in history that this Princess Zheng became the queen three times in her life, and she married others as his wife seven times. She committed adultery with many princes and doctors, and nine people died because of her.

Top 9: Ba Widow Qing

Ba Widow Qing, the earliest female entrepreneur in China and even in the world at the end of the Warring States Period, was a major industrial and commercial owner in the Warring States Period. It is said that she provided a large amount of mercury for the Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang, and she was in the political and military affairs of the Qin state. Wu Shilu, a great businessman and herdsman, was treated as a guest of honor and was the only woman in history who was appreciated by Yingzheng, the king of Qin.

Top 10: Princess Wencheng

Princess Wencheng was a daughter of the Tang Dynasty clan whose real name was not recorded in Chinese. She married Tubo in the fifteenth year of Zhenguan and became the queen of Songtsan Gampo. Whenever Tubo changes Zamp, it is necessary to ask for the appointment of Emperor Tang. After Princess Wencheng entered Tibet, she also spread Han culture to Tibet, which has made great progress in the local economy and culture.

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