Lady Zhen (Chinese: 甄氏) is an anti-heroine in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. She is Yuan Xi's wife and Cao Pi's first wife.


Born in a wealthy family, Lady Zhen is a charitable and caring woman who has been nurturing others. Her family is often busy in their own industry and sharing a lot of property, she tends to swear at someone and is in a worse mood. Lady Zhen wondered if her father was an obedient official, she is perilous about her being annoyed while heartfelt. Ever since, Lady Zhen was serving Yuan Shao, she has known him as Yuan Shao's son, Yuan Xi.

Stark of a vigor, Yuan Shao allocated the two for upbringing and had a plan to get them married. Eventually, he stayed at the Yuan Clan's residence in Ye Town to taking care of his mother. After Cao Cao defeated Yuan Shao at the Battle of Guandu, he attacked Yecheng to control the Yuan family. However, Cao Pi with his father. It was during the invasion of Yecheng that Cao Pi saw Lady Zhen, and was interested in her beauty. Finally, Cao Pi decided to married her, although Lady Zhen's first husband, Yuan Xi, it was still alive.

8 months later, Lady Zhen give birth to a son named Cao Rui. There is a rumors that Cao Rui is actually the son of Yuan Xi. Cao Pi founded Cao Wei State. Lady Zhen became the first empress of Wei, and Cao Rui became the first Wei's crown prince, who later became Wei's second emperor.





  • She is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors series.

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