Soul of China

For the love of children

In 265 B.C., during the Warring States Period, Xiao Cheng Wang (孝成王) ascended the throne in the state of Zhao (趙). But it was his mother, Zhao Tai Hou (趙太后) or the Empress Dowager, who was the real power behind the throne. Qin (秦), the strongest state then, took advantage of the situation and dispatched […]