King Xi of Zhou

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King Xi of Zhou
King of China
Reign 681–677 BC
Predecessor King Zhuang of Zhou
Successor King Hui of Zhou
Died 677 BC
Issue King Hui of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Húqí (胡齊)
Father King Zhuang of Zhou

King Xi of Zhou (died 677 BC) (Chinese: 周僖王; pinyin: Zhōu Xī Wáng) was the sixteenth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the fourth of Eastern Zhou.[1] His personal name was Húqí.

He was a successor of his father King Zhuang of Zhou,[2] and was succeeded by his son, King Hui of Zhou.

By his time China had dissolved into a multitude of states, only nominally subject to the king, who was no longer even the most powerful figure in China (that was Duke Huán of the State of Qí).[3]

See also[edit]

  1. Family tree of ancient Chinese emperors


  1. ^ Cambridge History of ancient China
  2. ^ Trình Doãn Thắng, Ngô Trâu Cương, Thái Thành (1998), Cố sự Quỳnh Lâm, NXB Thanh Hoá
  3. ^ ZHOU GENEALOGY (Warring States Period)
King Xi of Zhou
 Died: 677 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Zhuang of Zhou
King of China
681–677 BC
Succeeded by
King Hui of Zhou