King Hui of Zhou

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King Hui of Zhou
King of China
Reign676–652 BC
PredecessorKing Xi of Zhou
SuccessorKing Xiang of Zhou
Died652 BC
SpouseQueen Chen
Queen Hui of Zhou
IssueKing Xiang of Zhou
Duke Zhao of Gan
Wang Ji
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Làng (閬)
HouseZhou Dynasty
FatherKing Xi of Zhou[1]

King Hui of Zhou (Chinese: 周惠王; pinyin: Zhōu Huì Wáng), personal name Ji Lang, was the seventeenth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the fifth of Eastern Zhou.[2]


  • Parents:
    • Prince Huqi (王子胡齊; d. 677 BC), ruled as King Xi of Zhou from 681–677 BC
  • Queens:
    • Queen Chen (陳後)
    • Queen Hui of Zhou, of the Gui clan of Chen (周惠後 媯姓), known as Chen Gui (陳媯); possibly a daughter of Duke Xuan of Chen; married in 676 BC; the mother of Crown Prince Zheng and Prince Dai
  • Sons:
    • Crown Prince Zheng (太子鄭; d. 619 BC), ruled as King Xiang of Zhou from 651–619 BC
    • Prince Dai (王子帶; 672–635 BC), ruled as Duke Zhao of Gan (甘昭公) until 635 BC
  • Daughters:

See also[edit]

  1. Family tree of ancient Chinese emperors


  1. ^ The Cambridge history of ancient China: from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. Written by Michael Loewe.
  2. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
King Hui of Zhou
 Died: 652 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Xi of Zhou
King of China
676–652 BC
Succeeded by
King Xiang of Zhou