Consort Chen Guinü
Female, Deceased Person
Who was Consort Chen Guinü?
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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