King Gong of Zhou
|King Gong of Zhou
|King of China|
|Predecessor||King Mu of Zhou|
|Successor||King Yì of Zhou|
|Issue||King Yì of Zhou|
|Ancestral name: Jī (姬)
Given name: Yīhù (繄扈)
|Father||King Mu of Zhou|
King Gong of Zhou (Chinese: 周共王; pinyin: Zhōu Gòng Wáng) or King Kung of Chou was the sixth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty. Estimated dates of his reign are 922-900 BC or 917/15-900 (Cambridge History of Ancient China).
Although he is commonly known as Gong, this is actually his posthumous name. His given name was Yihu and his ancestral name was Jī.
- Cambridge History of Ancient China
- Sima Qian. Records of the Grand Historian 4.
- Classical Chinese Literature: An Anthology of Translations by John Minford, Joseph S. M. Lau
- Needham, Joseph (1986). Science and Civilization in China: Volume 2. Taipei: Caves Books Ltd.
- Sources of Western Zhou History: Inscribed Bronze Vessels by Edward L. Shaughnessy
- Sharing the Light: Representations of Women and Virtue in Early China by Lisa Ann Raphals. Gong is mentioned with one woman.
King Gong of ZhouDied: 900 BC
King Mu of Zhou
|King of China
King Yi of Zhou (Jian)
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