Xiong Sheng

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Xiong Sheng
Viscount of Chu
Reign unknown
Full name
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiong.

Xiong Sheng (Chinese: 熊勝) was the fourth viscount of the state of Chu during the early Zhou Dynasty (1046–256 BC) of ancient China. Like other early Chu rulers, he held the hereditary noble rank of viscount first granted to his great-grandfather Xiong Yi by King Cheng of Zhou. Xiong Sheng succeeded his father Xiong Dan and was succeeded by his younger brother, Xiong Yang.[1]


  1. ^ Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
Xiong Sheng
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Xiong Dan
Viscount of Chu Succeeded by
Xiong Yang