King Ping of Chu

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Xiong Ju (Xiong Qiji)
King of Chu
Reign 528–516 BC
Full name
Posthumous name
King Ping of Chu

King Ping of Chu (Chinese: 楚平王; pinyin: Chŭ Píng Wáng, died 516 BC) was from 528 to 516 BC king of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China. Born Xiong Qiji (Chinese: 熊弃疾), he changed his name to Xiong Ju (Chinese: 熊居) after ascending the throne, and King Ping was his posthumous title. He was succeeded by his son, King Zhao of Chu.[1]


  1. ^ Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
King Ping of Chu
Died: 516 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King of Chu
528–516 BC
Succeeded by
King Zhao of Chu