Empress Song (Song dynasty)

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Empress Xiaozhang
Empress of the Song dynasty
PredecessorEmpress Xiaoming
SuccessorEmpress Mingde
Luoyang, Henan, China
Died995 (aged 42–43)
Kaifeng, Henan, China
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.



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