Rulers in China:
Zhou Dynasties

Zhou Dynasty, 1050–249 bce
Reign Dates Dynastic Name
miao hao
Traditional
Dates
Comments
Western Zhou, to 771 bce
  Wen Wang    
1050–1043 bce Wu Wang 武王 1122–1115 bce  
  Zhou duke    
1042?–1006 bce Cheng Wang 成王 1115–1078 bce  
1005?–978 bce Kang Wang 康王 1078–1052 bce  
977?–957 bce Zhao Wang 昭王 1052–1001 bce  
956–918 bce Mu Wang 穆王 1001–948 bce  
917?–900 bce Gong Wang 共王 946–934 bce  
899?–873 bce Yih Wang Jian 懿王 934–909 bce  
872?–866 bce Xiao Wang 孝王 909–895 bce  
865–858 bce Yi Wang Xie 夷王 895–879 bce  
857?–842? bce Li Wang 厲王 878–841 bce  
841–828 bce Gonghe interregnum
827–781 bce Xuan Wang 宣王    
781–777 bce You Wang 幽王   Killed by border rebels.
Eastern Zhou, to 256 bce
770–720 bce Ping Wang 平王    
719–697 bce Huan Wang 桓王    
696–682 bce Zhuang Wang 莊王    
681–677 bce Xi Wang 王    
676–652 bce Hui Wang 惠王    
651–619 bce Xiang Wang 襄王    
618–613 bce Qing Wang 頃王    
612–607 bce Kuang Wang 匡王    
606–586 bce Ding Wang 定王    
585–572 bce Jian Wang 簡王    
571–545 bce Ling Wang 靈王    
544–520 bce Jiing Wang 景王    
520 bce Dao Wang 悼王 ?    
519–476 bce Jing Wang Gai 敬王    
475–469 bce Yuan Wang 元王    
468–441 bce Zhengding Wang 貞定王    
441 bce Ai Wang 哀王 ?    
441 bce Si Wang 思 ?    
440–426 bce Kao Wang 考王    
425–402 bce Weilei Wang 威烈王    
401–376 bce An Wang 安王    
375–366 bce Lie Wang 烈王    
368–321 bce Xian Wang 顯王    
320–315 bce Shenjing Wang 慎靚王    
314–256 bce Nan Wang 赧王   Usually considered last Zhou emperor.
255–249 bce Dongzhou Jun    
249 bce, dethroned by ruler of Qin.

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