King Yuan of Zhou

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King Yuan of Zhou
周元王
King of China
Reign 476–469 BC
Predecessor King Jing of Zhou (Gai)
Successor King Zhending of Zhou
Issue King Zhending of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Rén (仁)
House Zhou Dynasty
Father King Jing of Zhou (Gai)[1]
Died 469 BC

King Yuan of Zhou (Chinese: 周元王; pinyin: Zhōu Yuán Wáng[2]) was the twenty-seventh king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the fifteenth of Eastern Zhou.[3] His son was his successor, King Zhending of Zhou.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ A Journey Into China's Antiquity: Palaeolithic Age, Low Neolithic Age, Upper Neolithic Age, Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Western Zhou Dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period
  2. ^ Xuetong Yan: Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power. The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. See this page.
  3. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
King Yuan of Zhou
Died: 469 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Jing of Zhou (Gai)
King of China
476–469 BC
Succeeded by
King Zhending of Zhou