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King Ai of Zhou

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King Ai of Zhou
King of China
Reign441 BC
PredecessorKing Zhending of Zhou
SuccessorKing Si of Zhou
Died441 BC
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Qùjí (去疾)
HouseZhou dynasty
FatherKing Zhending of Zhou
King Ai of Zhou
Posthumous name
Literal meaningThe Lamentable King of Zhou

King Ai of Zhou (Chinese: 周哀王; pinyin: Zhōu Āi Wáng) personal name Ji Quji, was the twenty-ninth king of the Chinese Zhou dynasty and the seventeenth of Eastern Zhou. He was the eldest son of King Zhending of Zhou.[1]

He succeeded his father in 441 BC, but was killed by his younger brother, Prince Shuxi, after only three months on the throne.[2]


King Jing of Zhou (d. 477 BC)
King Yuan of Zhou (d. 469 BC)
King Zhending of Zhou (d. 441 BC)
King Ai of Zhou (d. 441 BC)

See also[edit]

  1. Family tree of ancient Chinese emperors


King Ai of Zhou
 Died: 441 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by King of China
441 BC
Succeeded by