King Yuan of Zhou
周元王
King of China
Reign476–469 BC
PredecessorKing Jìng of Zhou
SuccessorKing Zhending of Zhou
Died469 BC
IssueKing Zhending of Zhou
Names
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Rén (仁)
HouseZhou Dynasty
FatherKing Jìng of Zhou[1]

King Yuan of Zhou (Chinese: 周元王; pinyin: Zhōu Yuán Wáng,[2]) personal name Ji Ren, was the twenty-seventh king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the fifteenth of Eastern Zhou.[3] His son was his successor, King Zhending of Zhou.

Family

Sons:

Ancestry

King Jian of Zhou (d. 572 BC)
King Ling of Zhou (d. 545 BC)
King Jing of Zhou (d. 520 BC)
King Jing of Zhou (d. 477 BC)
King Yuan of Zhou (d. 469 BC)

See also

Sources

  1. ^ A Journey Into China's Antiquity: Palaeolithic Age, Low Neolithic Age, Upper Neolithic Age, Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Western Zhou Dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period
  2. ^ Xuetong Yan: Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power. The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. See this page.
  3. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
King Yuan of Zhou Zhou Dynasty Died: 469 BC Regnal titles Preceded byKing Jìng of Zhou King of China476–469 BC Succeeded byKing Zhending of Zhou