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April 18, 2006

Some woman warriors in history

Hua Mu-Lan, China's most famous female warrior, fought as a man for more than ten years. In battle, Hua Mu-Lan (5th century A.D.) used her father's name as well as his armor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Mulan

Fuhao, China's first female general, wife of one emperor of the Yin Dynasty, woman general during the Shang Dynasty (1324-1265 B.C.), a wealthy ruler and military leader, led armies of some 10,000 troops. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/13/content_1523114.htm

Wu Zetian The only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor (625-705 A.D.): http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine6.html

Treiu Au, resistance fighter, female warrior (222-248 A.D.): http://www.geocities.com/imperialvietnam/Trieu_Au.html

Posted by carl1236 at April 18, 2006 8:37 PM | Life