Definitions for "Empress Wang"
Keywords:  wang, dynasty, emperor, xuan, liang
Empress Wang (王皇后, personal name unknown) (d. 16 BC), formally Empress Xiaoxuan (孝宣皇后), semi-formally Empress Dowager Qiongcheng (邛成太后, to distinguish her from her daughter-in-law Empress Wang Zhengjun, with the same family name, but otherwise unrelated to her) was an empress during Han Dynasty. She was the third wife of Emperor Xuan.
Empress Wang (王皇后, personal name unknown) (8 BC-23), formally Empress Xiaoping (孝平皇后), formally during her father Wang Mang's Xin Dynasty Duchess Dowager of Ding'an (定安太后) then Princess Huanghuang (黃皇室主) was an empress during Han Dynasty -- the very last of the Western Han Dynasty -- who was the daughter of the eventual usurper Wang Mang. Her husband was Emperor Ping. She is largely viewed by historians as a tragic figure, the victim of circumstances, who, in her young life, tried to maintain her loyalty to her husband of only a few years, but whose faithfulness meant that she eventually had to allow herself to die tragically at the end of her father's reign.
Empress Wang (王皇后, personal name unknown) (d. 21), formally Empress Xiaomu (孝睦皇后, literally, the Filial and Congenial Empress) was an empress during Xin Dynasty.