Xiong E

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Xiong E
Ancestral name (姓): Mǐ (羋)
Clan name (氏): Xióng (熊)
Given name (名): È (咢)
Viscount of Chu
Dates of reign: 799–791 BC
Dates are in the proleptic Julian calendar
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiong.

Xiong E (Chinese: 熊咢, died 791 BC) was from 799 to 791 BC the monarch of the state of Chu during the Western Zhou Dynasty of ancient China. Like other early Chu rulers, he held the hereditary noble rank of viscount first granted to his ancestor Xiong Yi by King Cheng of Zhou.[1]

Xiong E succeeded his father Xiong Xun, who died in 800 BC. He died after nine years of reign and was succeeded by his son Ruo'ao.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
Xiong E
Died: 791 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Xiong Xun
Viscount of Chu
799–791 BC
Succeeded by