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Cao Jie (in Chinese: 曹節), also known as Empress Xianmu (in Chinese: 獻穆皇后), is one of the supporting characters in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. She is one of the daughters of Cao Cao and the second wife of Emperor Xian.

History

Cao Jie was born in a noble family, even if she has any relationship with her father. However, she come to Shanyang with her husband Emperor Xian, she saw the displacement of Shanyang people. The poor and the hunger were cold and idyllic and the countryside was ridiculous, Cao Jie encouraged Emperor Xian to take off his official uniforms and put on his cloak, go deep into the folk and save the wounded and ruthlessness of the past in the palace and the people of Limin. When Emperor Xian made a village doctor in Shanyang, two couples often went to the Yuntai Mountain area to collect medicines and save the people.

At that time, in the event of a famine, Cao Jie and Emperor Xian ordered the reduction and exemption of taxes and together with the Sanyang people, they were reduced their food. In a few years, Shanyang people rehabilitated and rebuilt their homes. The poor mountains and waters of the past were greatly improved. In order to repay the love of the two couples, the most people rushed to send items such as fresh fruits to express their wishes, but they were often rejected by rumors. Atfer Cao Cao dies, Cao Pi take over the Wei throne and instructed Hua Xin to force Emperor Xian to give way, Cao Jie angered Hua Xin had to withdraw from the palace.

The next day, Emperor Xian was forced to give Cao Pi the emperor and threatened by force. Cao Jie is very helpless, throwing the plaque under the fence, the two couples announced that regardless of the rich and the poor, the children can go to school, ages from five to six years old and the number of people is not fixed. Made the gentleman use the individual teaching method, first literacy and then study the classics. When Cao Jie heard that Bu Shang (one of the four disciples of Confucius, who was taught in Marquess Wen of Wei of the Warring States) had a name called Bu Shang, he was very famous in Wen County and was very knowledgeable.

Emperor Xian personally went to the door and asked him to be the chief officer of Shanyang, the two couples moved to live soon. They are conducted a free clinic for the people and received patient consultation, the two couples went to Bu Yangmen Village, it was confronted with Bu Shang's daughter-in-law's labor and shouted and couldn't give birth, the two couples would deliver the baby very much. Liu Xie directed Cao Jie to adjust the position of the mother and make the maternal accumulation of strength, the Bu family is extremely grateful, the two couples warmly met him and exchanged ideas. A few years later, she died of illness, but her family attended her funeral.

Trivia

  • She is also known as Duchess of Shanyang.

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Cao Wei
Xiahou Dun | Xiahou Yuan | Lady Zhen | Cao Pi | Pang De | Cai Wenji | Guo Jia | Li Dian | Yue Jin | Yu Jin | Xun Yu | Xun You | Man Chong | Cao Xiu | Cao Zhi | Cao Zhang | Cao Zhen | Cao Ang | Cao Anmin | Ren Jun | Cao Jie | Cao Hong | Cao Rui | Cao Chun | Cao Fang | Han Hao | Meng Da | Tian Yu | Wen Ping | Xin Pi | Xu Zhi | Xiahou Mao | Xiahou Shang | Xiahou Hui | Chen Tai | Empress Guo | Empress Dowager Bian | Cheng Yin | Chen Lin | Wang Su | Wang Ling | Zang Ba | Yue Lin

Eastern Wu
Zhou Yu | Lu Xun | Taishi Ci | Lady Sun | Sun Jian | Sun Quan | Lu Meng | Gan Ning | Sun Ce | Huang Gai | Two Qiaos | Zhou Tai | Ling Tong | Ding Feng | Bu Lianshi | Han Dang | Lu Su | Zhu Ran | Cheng Pu | Xu Sheng | Dong Xi | Sun Yi | Su Fei | Sun Kuang | Sun Luban | Sun Luyu | Zhu Huan | Pan Zhang | Jiang Qin | Hu Zong | Kan Ze | Chen Wu | Zhuge Ke | Zhuge Jin | Pan Jun | Lu Mao | Sun Liang | Sun Xiu | Sun Hao | Zhou Fang | Lu Dai | Lu Fan | Lu Jun | Lu Kang | Lu Yi | Lou Xuan | Bu Zhi | Bu Xie | Lady Wu | Wu Guotai | Empress Zhu | Taishi Xiang | Yan Jun | Zhu Yi | Quan Cong | Zhu Zhi

Shu Han
Zhao Yun | Guan Yu | Zhang Fei | Zhuge Liang | Liu Bei | Ma Chao | Huang Zhong | Jiang Wei | Wei Yan | Pang Tong | Lady Huang | Guan Ping | Empress Zhang | Guan Suo | Liu Shan | Ma Dai | Bao Sanniang | Xu Shu | Lady Guan | Guan Xing | Zhang Bao | Fa Zheng | Lady Xiahou | Zhou Cang | Deng Zhi | Wang Ping | Zhuge Zhan | Feng Xi | Huo Jun | Huo Yi | Liu Ba | Jian Yong | Fei Yi | Liao Hua | Jiang Wan | Ma Su | Ma Liang | Fan Qiang | Zhang Da | Liu Du | Liu Feng | Lady Fan | Shamoke | Zhao Fan | Mi Zhu | Mi Fang | Yang Xi | Zhang Nan | Zhao Lei | Zhao Tong | Zhao Guang | Dong Yun | Huang Quan | Li Feng | Li Yan | Liu Yan | Lady Gan | Lady Mi | Sun Qian | Zhang Da | Jiang Shu | Xu Jing | Fu Shiren

Jin Dynasty
Sima Shi | Sima Zhao | Wang Yuanji | Deng Ai | Xiahou Ba | Guo Huai | Zhuge Dan | Zhong Hui | Wen Yang | Xin Xianying | Chen Shou | Sima Yan | Sima You | Cao Huan | Wen Qin

Han Dynasty
Diao Chan | Zuo Ci | Lady Lu | Hua Xiong | He Jin | Gongsun Zan | Gongsun Fan | Gongsun Yue | Huangfu Song | Chen Gui | Tian Kai | Guan Jing | Kong Rong | Liu Biao | Liu Qi | Cao Bao | Lady Yan | Bao Long | Chen Ying | Zhao Hong | Xu Rong | Ze Rong | Ou Xing | Wang Yun | Lady Cai | Gongsun Du | Cai Mao | Cai Yong | Ma Tie | Ma Xiu | Han Fu | Han Sui | Han De | Emperor Xian | Emperor Ling | Yuan Yao | Huang Shao | Huang Chengyan | Jiao Chu | Fu Shou | Ma Teng | Consort Tang | Zhang Lu | Liu Zhang | Liu Yao | Tao Qian | Guan Ding | Zhang Song | Lady Yang | Ma Yunlu | Yan Baihu

Exclusive Characters
Lei Bin | Lixia | Luo Pingan | Jingshu | Gongsun Baoyue | Li Feiyan | Xiahou Qingyi | Sun Ruan'er | Liu Qing'er

Good Organizations
Five Bushel Sect | Five Tiger Generals | Forces in Xiliang | Gongsun Zan's Army | Liu Biao's Army | Liu Zhang's Army | Tao Qian's Army

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