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XIONG SHUANG (Chinese : 熊霜, died 822 BC) was from 827 to 822 BC the 12th viscount of the state of Chu during the Western Zhou Dynasty 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 .

Xiong Shuang succeeded his father, the younger Xiong Yan , who died in 828 BC. Xiong Shuang had three younger brothers: Xiong Xue (熊雪), Xiong Kan (熊堪), and Xiong Xun (熊徇). When Xiong Shuang died in 822 BC, his brothers fought one another for the throne. The youngest brother Xiong Xun was ultimately victorious and ascended the throne, while Xiong Xue was killed and Xiong Kan escaped to Pu (濮).

REFERENCES

* ^ A B Sima Qian . "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012.

Xiong Shuang HOUSE OF MI DIED: 822 BC

REGNAL TITLES

Preceded by Xiong Yan (younger) VISCOUNT OF CHU 827–822 BC Succeeded by Xiong Xun

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Monarchs of Chu

EARLY RULERS

* Jilian * Yingbo * Yuxiong * Xiong Li * Xiong Kuang

VISCOUNTS

* Xiong Yi * Xiong Ai * Xiong Dan * Xiong Sheng * Xiong Yang * Xiong Qu * Xiong Kang * Xiong Zhi * Xiong Yan (elder) * Xiong Yong * Xiong Yan (younger) * Xiong Shuang * Xiong Xun * Xiong E * Ruo\'ao * Xiao\'ao * Fenmao

KINGS

* King Wu * King Wen * Du\'ao * King Cheng * King Mu * King Zhuang * King Gong * King Kang * Jia\'ao * King Ling * Zi\'ao * King Ping * King Zhao * King Hui * King Jian * King Sheng * King Dao * King Su * King Xuan * King Wei * King Huai * King Qingxiang * King Kaolie * King You * King Ai * Fuchu
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