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Empress Wanrong

Empress of China

Died when: 39 years 219 days (475 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

 

Empress Wanrong

Wanrong (婉容; 13 November 1906 – 20 June 1946), also known as Xuantong Empress, of the Manchu Bordered Plain White Banner Gobulo clan, was the wife and empress consort of Puyi, the Xuantong Emperor.

She was titular Empress consort of Qing from 1922 until abolition of imperial title in 1924 and Empress consort of Manchukuo from 1934 until abolition of monarchy in 1945.

She was posthumously honoured with the title Empress Xiaokemin.During the Soviet invasion of Manchuria at the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1945, Wanrong was captured by Chinese Communist guerrillas and transferred to different locations before she was settled in a prison camp in Yanji, Jilin.

She died in prison in around June or August 1946 and her remains were never found.On 23 October 2006, Wanrong's younger brother, , conducted a ritual burial for her in the Western Qing tombs.


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