Empress Wang (Southern Ming)

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Letter from the Empress Dowager Helena Wang (the "honorary mother" of the Yongli Emperor) to the Pope with a request for help. November 1650. Latin translation by Michał Boym.

Empress Xiaogangkuang (died 1662) was a Chinese Empress consort of the Southern Ming Dynasty, empress to the Yongli Emperor. She converted to Roman Catholicism and adopted the name Anne.

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Chinese royalty
Preceded by
Empress Xiaoyixiang
Empress of Southern Ming
1646–1662
Dynasty Ended
Empress of China (Southern)
1646–1662
Succeeded by
Empress Xiaochengren