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Two Qiaos (in Chinese: 二喬), also known as Two Qiaos of Jiangdong (in Chinese: 江東二喬) and The Qiao Sisters (in Chinese: 喬氏姊妹), are a set of characters in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adpatations. They are each wives of powerful Wu lords who served under Sun Quan.

Da Qiao

Da Qiao (in Chinese: 大喬) is a wife of Sun Ce and the older sister of Xiao Qiao.

Xiao Qiao

Xiao Qiao (in Chinese: 小喬) is the younger daughter of Qiao Xuan, a younger sister of Da Qiao and wife of Zhou Yu. Prior to the Battle of Chibi, it is said Zhuge Liang told her husband that Cao Cao wanted his wife. This considerably upset Zhou Yu and he agreed to resist Wei.


Two Qiaos are born in Lujiang commandery in Yang Province. As they grew into adulthood, they became attractive women and would eventually be remembered as some of the greater beauties of ancient China.

During Sun Ce's conquest of Wu territory, at Wan, they met the Sun Ce - "Little Conqueror". Sun Ce was kept Da Qiao for himself and arranged for the younger Xiao Qiao to be betrothed to his close friend Zhou Yu. Da Qiao and Sun Ce married would actually be married later than Zhou Yu and Xiao Qiao.

Da Qiao was gave birth to their child Sun Shao. In that same year, Sun Ce died after being seriously wounded by retainers of Xu Gong. What happened to the Da Qiao after Sun Ce's death is not known.


  • They are a playable characters in the Dynasty Warriors video game series.
  • Xiao Qiao is one of the playable characters in the Knights of Valour series.


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