King Ding of Zhou

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King Ding of Zhou
King of China
Reign 606–586 BC
Predecessor King Kuang of Zhou
Successor King Jian of Zhou
Issue King Jian of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Yú (瑜)
House Zhou Dynasty
Father King Qing of Zhou
Died 586 BC

King Ding of Zhou (Chinese: 周定王; pinyin: Zhōu Dìng Wáng), or King Ting of Chou, was the twenty-first king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the ninth of Eastern Zhou.[1] He was a son of King Qing of Zhou and brother of King Kuang of Zhou.[2]

He sent an official named Wangsun Man to present gifts to the Chu army.[3] He met Prince Zhuang.[4][5]


  1. ^ Sima Qian: Records of the Grand Historian
  2. ^ Michael Loewe and Edward L. Shaughnessy: The Cambridge history of ancient China: from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the institutional and cultural history of pre-imperial China.
  3. ^ Wen Fong: The Great Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China. New York, 1980.
  4. ^ Chinese bronzes: ferocious beauty by Wangheng Chen. Singapore. Page 140.
  5. ^ Constance A. Cook: Defining Chu: Image And Reality In Ancient China
King Ding of Zhou
Died: 586 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Kuang of Zhou
King of China
606–586 BC
Succeeded by
King Jian of Zhou