Consort clan

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The consort clan (Chinese: 外戚; pinyin: wàiqī) is the family, clan of or group related to an empress dowager or a spouse of a Chinese dynastic ruler or a warlord. The leading figure of the clan was either a sibling, cousin, or parent of the empress or consort.

Famous leading figures[edit]

Han Dynasty[edit]

Three Kingdoms[edit]

Jin Dynasty (265-420)[edit]

Tang Dynasty[edit]