King Sheng of Chu

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Xiong Dang
King of Chu
Reign 407–402 BC
Full name
Posthumous name
King Sheng of Chu

King Sheng of Chu (Chinese: 楚聲王; pinyin: Chǔ Shēng Wáng, died 402 BC) was the king of the state of Chu from 407 BC to 402 BC during the early Warring States period of ancient China. He was born Xiong Dang (Chinese: 熊當) and King Sheng was his posthumous title.[1]

King Sheng succeeded his father King Jian of Chu, who died in 408 BC. After a reign of 6 years he was killed by bandits and was succeeded by his son, King Dao of Chu.[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. 
King Sheng of Chu
Died: 402 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Jian of Chu
King of Chu
407–402 BC
Succeeded by
King Dao of Chu