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King Jian of Zhou

King Jian of Zhou (ch: 周簡王, pinyin zhōu jĭan wng) or King Chien of Chou (wg) was the twenty-second sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the tenth of Eastern Zhou Dynasty.

Personal information

 
family name Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese
given name Yi (夷 y) in Chinese
era name none
father King Ding of Zhou
mother unknown
wife unknown
children King Ling of Zhou
duration of reign 585 BC-572 BC
tomb unknown
temple name unknown
courtesy name unknown
posthumous name 簡 (pinyin jĭan), literary meaning: "concise" or "selected"

Preceded by:
King Ding of Zhou
Zhou Dynasty Succeeded by:
King Ling of Zhou