Duke You of Chen

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Duke You of Chen
6th ruler of Chen
Reign 854–832 BC
Predecessor Duke Shèn of Chen
Successor Duke Xi of Chen
Died 832 BC
Issue Duke Xi of Chen
Father Duke Shèn of Chen

Duke You of Chen (Chinese: 陳幽公; pinyin: Chén Yōu Gōng; reigned 854 BC – died 832 BC), given name Ning (寧), was the sixth ruler of the ancient Chinese state of Chen during the Western Zhou dynasty. You was his posthumous name.[1]

Duke You succeeded his father Duke Shèn of Chen, who died in 855 BC. Duke You's reign coincided with that of King Li of Zhou. He died in 832 BC, the tenth year of the Gonghe Regency, after a reign of 23 years. He was succeeded by his son Xiao, known as Duke Xi of Chen.[1]


  1. ^ a b Han 2010, pp. 2778–9.


  • Han, Zhaoqi, ed. (2010). "Houses of Chen and Qi". Shiji 史记 (in Chinese). Zhonghua Book Company. ISBN 978-7-101-07272-3.