King Dao of Zhou

King Dao of Zhou (Chinese: 周悼王; pinyin: Zhōu Dào Wáng; died 520 BC), personal name Ji Meng, was the twenty-fifth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the thirteenth of Eastern Zhou.[1][2] His given name was Měng.[3]

King Dao of Zhou
King of China
Reign520 BC
PredecessorKing Jĭng of Zhou
SuccessorKing Jìng of Zhou
Died520 BC
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Měng (猛)
HouseZhou Dynasty
FatherKing Jĭng of Zhou

Dao succeeded his father, King Jĭng of Zhou. After a reign of less than a year, he was killed by his brother Prince Chao. Following his death, the throne passed onto his brother King Jìng of Zhou.[4]


King Ding of Zhou (d. 586 BC)
King Jian of Zhou (d. 572 BC)
King Ling of Zhou (d. 545 BC)
King Jing of Zhou (d. 520 BC)
King Dao of Zhou (d. 520 BC)

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King Dao of Zhou
 Died: 520 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Jĭng of Zhou
King of China
520 BC
Succeeded by
King Jìng of Zhou