On February 17, 624 AD, a girl was born. named Wu Zhao.
you'er other wife killed my daughter out of jealousy!
She was born into wealth, so unlike other girls, her parents could give her a nice education.
Son, you are Emperor now
When she was 14, it was understood when the emperor dies she became a nun for the rest of her life, but she had a better plan.There was a new emperor, Gaozong, and Wu became his second wife.
Wu and Gaozong other wife, named Wang did not get along. one day Wu's daughter died, and she blamed Wang, saying that she killed her daughter out of jealousy. Geozong believed her and had Wang arrested.
In 683 Geozong had died, so Wu's son took over as emperor. Wu became regent. when her son was young, she didn't have the title of emperor, but she had all control. In 690, her son stepped down from being the emperor so she took the title as emperor.
Wu stayed emperor until she died. On December 16 705 AD, Wu died. Her son took over as Emperor.