Consort Chen Guinü

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Who was Consort Chen Guinü?

Consort Chen Guinü, formally Empress Dowager Ande was an imperial consort during the Chinese Jin Dynasty. She was Emperor Xiaowu's concubine.

Chen Guinü's father Chen Guang was initially a musician, but he later became a governmental official and reached the rank of commandery governor. She was regarded as beautiful and skilled in music, and she was selected to be a concubine for Emperor Xiaowu. She bore him his only two sons -- Sima Dezong the Crown Prince and Sima Dewen the Prince of Langye. She died in 390, still during Emperor Xiaowu's reign. After her developmentally disabled son Sima Dezong became emperor in 396, she was posthumoustly honored as an empress dowager, and she was worshipped in the same temple as Emperor Xiaowu's grandmother Consort Zheng Achun.

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