Zhou

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Zhou may refer to:

Chinese history[edit]

  • King Zhou of Shang (商紂王) (1105 BC–1046 BC), the last king of the Shang dynasty
  • Predynastic Zhou (先周), 11th-century BC precursor to the Zhou dynasty
  • Zhou dynasty (周朝) (1046 BC–256 BC), a dynasty of China
    • Western Zhou (西周) (1046 BC–771 BC)
    • Eastern Zhou (東周) (770 BC–256 BC)
  • Northern Zhou (北周) (557–581), one of the Northern dynasties during the Northern and Southern dynasties period
  • Wu Zhou (武周) (690–705), an imperial dynasty established by Wu Zetian
  • Later Zhou (後周) (951–960), the last of the Five dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Zhou (Zhang Shicheng's kingdom) (大周) (1354–1367), a state founded by Zhang Shicheng during the Red Turban Rebellion
  • Zhou (周) (1678–1681), a state founded by Wu Sangui during the Qing dynasty

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