KING XUAN OF CHU (Chinese : 楚宣王; pinyin : Chǔ Xuān Wáng, died 340 BC) was from 369 to 340 BC the king of the state of Chu during the Warring States period of ancient China. He was born XIONG LIANGFU (Chinese : 熊良夫) and King Xuan was his posthumous title .
King Xuan succeeded his older brother
King Su of Chu , who died
without issue in 370 BC. Under his reign, Chu sent troops to help
State of Zhao against an invasion by the
State of Wei
King Xuan died in 340 BC after 30 years of reign, and was succeeded by his son King Wei of Chu .
* ^ A B Sima Qian . "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 10 March 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
King Xuan of Chu HOUSE OF MI DIED: 340 BC
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