Xi Shi is another one of “Four Classic Chinese Beauties”. Usually considered the fairest among other beauties, she was living in country Yue which was conquered by Wu kingdom at the time. She was given to the ruler Wu as a present from sneaky Yue to persuade her master to get rid of Wu’s most brilliant counselor so that Yue could get back its freedom. She is known as Tay Thi in Vietnam and considered to be of Vietnamese origin. She was so beautiful that when she was looking at fish in the pond, they forgot how to swim and drowned.