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Zhou Dynasty 唐朝

Here is a list of reign titles of Wu Zhe Tian, the only female Emperor in the history of China. Although her dynasty had only one emperor after her return of power to the Lee clan of the Tang dynasty, she has no lack of reign titles.

After she passed away, she was buried as the wife of Tang Gao Zong. To understand different names associated with an emperor, see Getting to know a Chinese Emperor.

Personal Name Posthumous name     Temple name   Reign name  Reign years
Wu Zhao
武曌 /
Wu Zhe Tian
武则天
Buried as Empress of Tang Gao Zong


Buried as Empress of Tang Gao Zong




Tian Shou
天授          
16 Oct 690 –
21 Apr 692
Ru Yi
如意    
22 Apr -
22 Oct 692
Chang Shou 長壽 23 Oct 692 –
8 Jun 694
Yan Zai
延載
9 Jun 694 –
21 Jan 695
Zheng Sheng 證聖 22 Jan -
21 Oct 695
Tian Ce Wan Sui
天冊萬歲  
22 Oct 695 –
19 Jan 696
Wan Sui Deng Feng 萬歲登封 20 Jan -
21 Apr 696
Wan Sui Tong Tian
萬歲通天
22 Apr 696 –
28 Sept 697
Sheng Gong 神功      
29 Sept -
19 Dec 697
Sheng Li
聖曆
20 Dec 697 –
26 May 700
Jiu Shi
久視
27 May 700 –
14 Feb 701
Da Zu
大足
15 Feb -
25 Nov 701
Chang An
長安
26 Nov 701 –
29 Jan 705
Shen Long
神龍
30 Jan -
3 Mar 705

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