Tzu Hsi


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Tzu Hsi

 (tso͞o′ shē′)
See Cixi.

Tz'u Hsi

or Tzu Hsi

(ˈtsu ˈʃi)
n.
1835–1908, empress dowager of China: regent 1862–73, 1875–89, 1898–1908.
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Suspiciously, his death was followed a day later by that of his aunt, the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi.
Sensing the approaching death of his mistress, Li Lianying may have feared reprisal from the emperor for siding with Tzu Hsi during the coup.
As recounted in the second volume of Anchee Min's novelization of the life of Empress Dowager Tzu Hsi, The Last Empress, it's a heartbreaking story.
Tzu Hsi struggles with the internal corruption, external invasions, natural disasters, and the resulting political unrest, which ultimately felled the Ching dynasty.
This was encouraged by Emperor Hsien Feng's widow, the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, who from 1861 ruled as regent during the minority of two successive boy emperors.
Reinforcing the notion that truth is stranger--and more entertaining--than fiction, Anchee Min's latest project is to rehabiritate the reputation of the notorious Empress Dowager Tzu Hsi (1835-1908).