Consort clan


Consort clan

The consort clan (Chinese: 外戚; pinyin: wàiqī) is the family, clan of or group related to an empress dowager or a spouse of a Chinese dynastic ruler or a warlord. The leading figure of the clan was either a sibling, cousin, or parent of the empress or consort.

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Famous leading figures

Han Dynasty

Three Kingdoms

  • Mi Fang, a brother of Lady Mi (Mi Furen) of Liu Bei, Emperor Zhaolie of Shu Han. His betray of Shu Han partially led to its loss of Jing Province and the death of general Guan Yu.

Jin Dynasty (265-420)

  • Yang Jun - father-in-law of Emperor Wu of Jin China
  • Yu Liang - brother of Empress Dowager Yu

Tang Dynasty


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