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King An of Zhou (Chinese: 周安王; pinyin: Zhōu Ān Wáng) was the thirty-third king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the twenty first of Eastern Zhou.[1][2]

King An of Zhou
周安王
King of China
Reign401–376 BC
PredecessorKing Weilie of Zhou
SuccessorKing Lie of Zhou
Died376 BC
IssueKing Lie of Zhou
King Xian of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Jiāo (驕)
HouseZhou Dynasty
FatherKing Weilie of Zhou

He succeeded his father King Weilie of Zhou[3] on the throne of China in 401 BC.[4] After he died, his son King Lie of Zhou ruled over China.[5] His other son was King Xian of Zhou.[6]

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  1. ^ Sử ký Tư Mã Thiên những điều chưa biết - Chu bản kỷ, Bùi Hạnh Cẩn - Việt Anh dịch (2005), NXB Văn hoá thông tin
  2. ^ Phương Thi Danh (2001), Niên biểu lịch sử Trung Quốc
  3. ^ Chinese Text Project, Rulers of the Zhou states – with links to their occurrences in pre-Qin and Han texts.
  4. ^ King An of Zhou (ruled 401 BC-376 BC)
  5. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
  6. ^ The Cambridge history of ancient China: from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. Written by Michael Loewe.


King An of Zhou
 Died: 376 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Weilie of Zhou
King of China
401–376 BC
Succeeded by
King Lie of Zhou