Xiong Yang

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Xiong Sheng
Viscount of Chu
Reign unknown
Full name
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiong.

Xiong Yang (Chinese: 熊楊) was the fifth viscount of the state of Chu during the early Zhou Dynasty (1046–256 BC) of ancient China. Like other early Chu rulers, he held the hereditary noble rank of viscount first granted to his great-grandfather Xiong Yi by King Cheng of Zhou. Xiong Yang was the younger son of Xiong Dan and succeeded his older brother Xiong Sheng. He was succeeded by his son Xiong Qu.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
Xiong Yang
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Xiong Sheng
Viscount of Chu Succeeded by
Xiong Qu