Li Xiu

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Li Xiu (李秀), also known as Yang Niang and Li Shuxian, was a Chinese military commander. She was the daughter of a military commander in charge of the Ningzhou area (present-day Jinning County in Yunnan)[1] during the reign of Emperor Hui of Jin. When her father died suddenly during a rebellion in the area in the 4th century, she took his place as military commander and defeated the rebels.

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  1. ^ "云南晋代女将军李秀事迹考". people.cn. People's Daily Online. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 

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