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On december 16 in the year 705, empress wu zetian passed away she effectively ruled the vast empire of the tang dynasty for more than half. Wu zetian lived from 624 ad to 705 ad and came to power during the tang dynasty she began her ascension to power as a concubine to two successive. Her name was wu zetian, and in the seventh century ad she became the only woman in more than 3,000 years of chinese history to rule in. 'brazen' | excerpts from a forthcoming graphic novel highlighting women throughout history.
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