Xiong Yong

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Xiong Yong
Ancestral name (姓): Mǐ (羋)
Clan name (氏): Xióng (熊)
Given name (名): Yǒng (勇)
Viscount of Chu
Dates of reign: 847–838 BC
Dates are in the proleptic Julian calendar

Xiong Yong (Chinese: 熊勇, died 838 BC) was from 847 to 838 BC the 10th viscount 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 Yong succeeded his father, the elder Xiong Yan, who died in 848 BC. He died after 10 years of reign and was succeeded by his younger brother, the younger Xiong Yan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
Xiong Yong
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Xiong Yan (elder)
Viscount of Chu
847–838 BC
Succeeded by
Xiong Yan (younger)