November 29 Birthday: Tzu Hsi. LIVES OF EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN: RULERS, REBELS (AND WHAT THE NEIGHBORS THOUGHT)
Tzu Hsi, royal
Nov. 29, 1835-Nov. 15, 1908
Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi ruled her country for 47 years. It was said that she loved to read.
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