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King Ping of Zhou
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King Ping of Zhou

King Ping of Zhou (before 771 BC - 720 BC) (ch 周平王 zhōu png wng) or King P'ing of Chou was the thirteenth sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the first of Eastern Zhou Dynasty.

Personal information

 
family name Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese
given name Yijiu (宜臼 y ju) in Chinese
era name none
father King You of Zhou
mother daughter of Marquis of Shen
wife unknown
children King Huan of Zhou
duration of reign 770 BC-720 BC
tomb unknown
temple name unknown
courtesy name unknown
posthumous name Ping 平 (pinyin png), literary meaning: "peaceful"

Preceded by:
King You of Zhou
Zhou Dynasty Succeeded by:
King Huan of Zhou