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King Xuan of Chu

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Reign  369–340 BC
Children  King Wei of Chu
Name  King of
Grandparents  King Sheng of Chu
Died  340 BC
Parents  King Dao of Chu

People also search for  King Wei of Chu, King Su of Chu, King Dao of Chu, King Sheng of Chu

Great-grandparents  King Jian of Chu

King Xuan of Chu (Chinese: 楚宣王; pinyin: Chǔ Xuān Wáng, died 340 BC) was from 369 to 340 BC the king of the state of Chu during the Warring States period of ancient China. He was born Xiong Liangfu (Chinese: 熊良夫) and King Xuan was his posthumous title.

King Xuan succeeded his older brother King Su of Chu, who died without issue in 370 BC. Under his reign, Chu sent troops to help rescue the State of Zhao against an invasion by the State of Wei in 354 BC.

King Xuan died in 340 BC after 30 years of reign, and was succeeded by his son King Wei of Chu.

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King Xuan of Chu Wikipedia


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