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King Kao of Zhou (Chinese: 周考王; pinyin: Zhōu Kǎo Wáng) was the thirty first king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty[1] and the nineteenth of Eastern Zhou.[2] His personal name was Wéi.

King Kao of Zhou
周考王
King of China
Reign440–426 BC
PredecessorKing Si of Zhou
SuccessorKing Weilie of Zhou
Died426 BC
IssueKing Weilie of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Wéi (嵬)
HouseZhou Dynasty
FatherKing Zhending of Zhou

King Kao's father was King Zhending, son of the King Yuan of Zhou.[3] Kao fathered King Weilie of Zhou, whose reign started in 426 BC, after Kao's death.

His grandson was King An of Zhou.[4]

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  1. ^ Phương Thi Danh (2001), Niên biểu lịch sử Trung Quốc
  2. ^ Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China by Bill Porter
  3. ^ The Cambridge history of ancient China: from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. Written by Michael Loewe.
  4. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
King Kao of Zhou
 Died: 426 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Si of Zhou
King of China
440–426 BC
Succeeded by
King Weilie of Zhou