Duke Wu of Qi

Duke Wu of Qi (Chinese: 齊武公; pinyin: Qí Wǔ Gōng; died 825 BC) was from 850 to 825 BC the eighth recorded ruler of the State of Qi during the Western Zhou Dynasty of ancient China. His personal name was Lü Shou (呂壽), ancestral name Jiang (), and Duke Wu was his posthumous title.[1][2]

Duke Wu of Qi
齊武公
Ruler of Qi
Reign850–825 BC
PredecessorDuke Xian of Qi
SuccessorDuke Li of Qi
Died825 BC
IssueDuke Li of Qi
Queen Xian of Zhou
Names
Ancestral name: Jiang (姜)
Clan name: Lü (呂)
Given name: Shou (壽)
HouseHouse of Jiang
FatherDuke Xian of Qi

Duke Wu succeeded his father Duke Xian of Qi, who died in 851 BC, as ruler of Qi. He reigned for 26 years and died in 825 BC. He was succeeded by his son, Duke Li of Qi.[1][2]

FamilyEdit

Sons:

  • Prince Wuji (公子無忌; d. 816 BC), ruled as Duke Li of Qi from 824–816 BC

Daughters:

AncestryEdit

Duke Ding of Qi (1050–975 BC)
Duke Yǐ of Qi (d. 933 BC)
Duke Gui of Qi (d. 902 BC)
Duke Xian of Qi (d. 850 BC)
Duke Wu of Qi (d. 825 BC)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sima Qian. 齐太公世家 [House of Duke Tai of Qi]. Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Guoxue.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b Han Zhaoqi (韩兆琦), ed. (2010). Shiji (史记) (in Chinese). Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company. pp. 2511–2513. ISBN 978-7-101-07272-3.
Duke Wu of Qi
 Died: 825 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Duke of Qi
850–825 BC
Succeeded by