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Xiong Xun (Chinese: 熊徇, died 800 BC) was from 821 to 800 BC the monarch of the state of Chu during the Western Zhou Dynasty
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.[1] Xiong Xun's father, the younger Xiong Yan, had four sons: Xiong Shuang (熊霜), Xiong Xue (熊雪), Xiong Kan (熊堪), and Xiong Xun, the youngest. When Xiong Yan died in 828 BC he was succeeded by his first son Xiong Shuang. However, when Xiong Shuang died in 822 BC, the remaining three brothers fought one another for the throne. Xiong Xun was ultimately victorious and ascended the throne, while Xiong Xue was killed and Xiong Kan escaped to Pu (濮).[1] Xiong Xun reigned for 22 years until his death in 800 BC. He was succeeded by his son Xiong E.[1] References[edit]

^ a b c Sima Qian. "楚世家 (House of Chu)". Records of the Grand Historian (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 March 2012. 

Xiong Xun House of Mi  Died: 800 BC

Regnal titles

Preceded by Xiong Shuang Viscount
Viscount
of Chu 821–800 BC Succeeded by Xiong E

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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 Fu

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