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Empress Mu 穆皇后

Lived: AD ?–245


Served: Shu

Consort and later Empress of Liu Bei. From Chenliu. Wu Yi’s sister.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Empress Mu
Simplified Chinese: 穆皇后
Pronunciation: Mu4 Huang2hou4
Cantonese (Yale): Muk Wonghau
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Muk Wonghau

Birthplace: Chenliu

Name Notes: Empress Mu (穆皇后) is her traditional name. Informally, you will find her referenced as Empress Wu (吳皇后).

Rank and Titles

Lady; Queen of Hanzhong; Empress; Empress Dowager

Family and Relationships

Liu Mao, Liu Bei (Husbands); Wu Yi (Brother)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 77, 80, 85, 105

Sanguozhi: Shu 34

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April 10, 2023