King Zhuang of Zhou

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King Zhuang of Zhou
周莊王
King of China
Reign 696–682 BC
Predecessor King Huan of Zhou
Successor King Xi of Zhou
Issue King Xi of Zhou
Prince Tui
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Tuó (佗)
House Zhou Dynasty
Father King Huan of Zhou
Died 682 BC

King Zhuang of Zhou (died 682 BC) (Chinese: 周莊王; pinyin: Zhōu Zhuāng Wáng) or King Chuang of Chou was the fifteenth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty[1] and the third of Eastern Zhou. He ruled 696–682 BC as a successor of his father, King Huan of Zhou. He was later succeeded by his son, King Xi of Zhou, in 682 BC.[2] His younger son was Prince Tui.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Cambridge history of ancient China by Michael Loewe and Edward L Shaughnessy
  2. ^ Chinese Text Project, Rulers of the Zhou states – with links to their occurrences in pre-Qin and Han texts.
King Zhuang of Zhou
Died: 682 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Huan of Zhou
King of China
696–682 BC
Succeeded by
King Xi of Zhou