King Si of Zhou

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King Si of Zhou
周思王
King of China
Reign 441 BC
Predecessor King Ai of Zhou
Successor King Kao of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Shū (叔)
House Zhou Dynasty
Father King Zhending of Zhou
Died 441 BC

King Si of Zhou (Chinese: 周思王; pinyin: Zhōu Sī Wáng) was the twenty-ninth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the seventeenth of Eastern Zhou.[1]

He gained the throne in 441 by killing his older brother King Ai of Zhou, but was himself killed by his younger brother King Kao of Zhou after only five months of rule.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The History of China". Google Books. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Family tree of Chinese kings
King Si of Zhou
Died: 441 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Ai of Zhou
King of China
441 BC
Succeeded by
King Kao of Zhou