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Zhong Wuyan

Zhong Wuyan, who is regarded as one of the worst-looking women in Chinese history, was the queen of the King Qixuan of the Qi State in the Warring States Period (475-221BC.). Her original name was Zhong Lichun but she was widely known as Zhong Wuyan since she came from Wuyan County.

 

According to historical records, Zhong wuyan was very ugly. She was a dark-skinned woman with a projecting forehead, an upturned nose and a disproportionately big head. Due to her appearance, she remained single until she was 40 years old. Read the rest of this entry »

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