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King Yuan of Zhou

King Yuan of Zhou, ch: 周元王, pinyin: zhōu yan wng, wg: King Yan of Chou, was the twenty-seventh sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the fifteenth of Eastern Zhou Dynasty.

Personal information

 
family name Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese
given name Ren (仁 rn) in Chinese
era name none
father King Jing of Zhou
mother unknown
wife unknown
children King Zhending of Zhou
duration of reign 475 BC-469 BC
tomb unknown
temple name unknown
courtesy name unknown
posthumous name 元 (pinyin yan), literary meaning: "primary", "original" or "chief"

Preceded by:
King Jing of Zhou (周敬王)
Zhou Dynasty Succeeded by:
King Zhending of Zhou