Empress Song (Song dynasty)

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Empress Xiaozhang
Empress of the Song dynasty
Reign968–976
PredecessorEmpress Xiaoming
SuccessorEmpress Mingde
Born952
Luoyang, Henan, China
Died995 (aged 42–43)
Kaifeng, Henan, China
Burial
Gongyi, Henan, China
SpouseEmperor Taizu
Full name
Family name: Sòng ()
Given name: unknown
Posthumous name
Empress Xiàozhāng (皇后)
FatherSong Yanwo (宋延偓)
MotherPrincess Yongning (永甯公主) of the Later Han, surnamed Liu

Empress Song (952–995) was a Chinese Empress consort of the Song Dynasty, married to Emperor Taizu of Song.

She came from a royal family. Her maternal grandfather was Later Han's 1st emperor Liu Zhiyuan. Her paternal grandmother was a daughter of Later Tang's 1st emperor Li Cunxu.

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Chinese royalty
Preceded by
Empress Wang
Empress of China
968–976
Succeeded by
Empress Li (Taizong)