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Wang Zhaojun

Wang Zhaojun is perhaps the best known of China’s "political brides". Wang Zhaojun was a real person, born in Zigui County (in current Hubei Province) in the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-8AD). Her name was Wang Qiang, and Zhaojun was her style name. During the Jin Dynasty (265-420), she was referred to as Mingfei (Concubine Ming) [...]

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