Empress Zhao Feiyan

Empress of Han Dynasty China

Empress Zhao Feiyan (c. 32 BC — 1 BC), formally Empress Xiaochen, was an empress during the Han Dynasty. Zhao Feiyan Archived 2011-06-14 at the Wayback Machine was an ordinary girl born to a poor family in Suzhou, who just happened to be spotted dancing by the Emperor who took her away to the palace. It was her dancing and beautiful figure that became her legacy.