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Wu Zetian was the only #woman in the history of #China to assume the title of Empress Regnant. As de facto ruler of China first through her husband and her sons from 665 to 690, not unprecedented in Chinese history, she then broke all precedents when she founded her own dynasty in 690, the Zhou (interrupting the Tang Dynasty), and ruled personally under the name Sacred and Divine Empress Regnant and variations thereof from 690 to 705.
Empress Wu Zetian Tang Dynasty China (625-705 AD) was Wu Zetian, the only female in Chinese history to rule as emperor. To some she was an autocrat, ruthless in her desire to gain and keep power. To others she, as a woman doing a "man's job," merely did what she had to do, and acted no differently than most male emperors of her day. They also note that she managed to effectively rule China during one of its more peaceful and culturally diverse periods.
Empress Wu Zetian Tang Dynasty China (625-705 AD) The only female monarch in Chinese history, Wu Zetian was the cairen, a fifth grade concubine of the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907)) of Emperor Taizong, and...