XIONG KANG (Chinese : 熊康), also called XIONG WUKANG (Chinese :
熊毋康), was the seventh viscount of the state of Chu during the
Zhou Dynasty (1046–256 BC) of ancient China. Like other early
Chu rulers, he held the hereditary noble rank of viscount first
granted to his ancestor
Xiong Yi by
King Cheng of Zhou
King Cheng of Zhou .
Xiong Kang succeeded his father
Xiong Qu . The Records of the Grand
Historian (Shiji) says that
Xiong Kang died early and
Xiong Qu was
Xiong Zhi , but the recently discovered Tsinghua Bamboo
Xiong Kang as the successor of Xiong Qu.
* ^ A B
Sima Qian . "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the
Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012.
* ^ Ziju (子居). 清华简《楚居》解析 (IN CHINESE).
JIANBO.ORG. RETRIEVED 1 MARCH 2012.
XIONG KANG HOUSE OF MI
Xiong Qu VISCOUNT OF CHU
Monarchs of Chu
* Xiong Da
* Xiong Kang
Xiong Yan (elder)
Xiong Yan (younger)