Duke Dao of Qin

Duke Dao of Qin (Chinese: 秦悼公; pinyin: Qín Dào Gōng, died 477 BC) was from 491 to 477 BC the 21st ruler of the Zhou Dynasty Chinese state of Qin that eventually united China to become the Qin Dynasty. His ancestral name was Ying (), and Duke Dao was his posthumous title.[1][2]

Duke Dao of Qin
Ruler of Qin
Reign491–477 BC
PredecessorDuke Hui I of Qin
SuccessorDuke Ligong of Qin
Died477 BC
HouseHouse of Ying
FatherDuke Hui I of Qin

Duke Dao succeeded his father Duke Hui I of Qin, who died in 492 BC, as ruler of Qin. Duke Dao reigned for 15 years and died in 477 BC. He was succeeded by his son Duke Ligong of Qin.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Sima Qian. 秦本纪 [Annals of Qin]. Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). guoxue.com. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b Han, Zhaoqi (2010). "Annals of Qin". Annotated Shiji (in Chinese). Zhonghua Book Company. pp. 409–412. ISBN 978-7-101-07272-3.
Duke Dao of Qin
 Died: 477 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by Duke of Qin
491–477 BC
Succeeded by