|King Cheng of Zhou|
|King of the Zhou dynasty|
|Predecessor||King Wu of Zhou|
|Successor||King Kang of Zhou|
|Regent||Dan, Duke of Zhou|
|Issue||King Kang of Zhou|
|Father||King Wu of Zhou|
|King Cheng of Zhou|
|Literal meaning||The Accomplished King of Zhou|
The Successful King of Zhou
King Cheng of Zhou (Chinese: 周成王; pinyin: Zhōu Chéng Wáng; Wade–Giles: Chou1 Ch‘êng2 Wang2; 1055–1021 BC), was the second king of the Zhou dynasty. The dates of his reign are 1042–1021 BCE or 1042/35–1006 BCE. His parents were King Wu of Zhou (周武王) and Queen Yi Jiang (邑姜).
King Cheng was young when he ascended the throne. His uncle the Duke of Zhou, fearing that Shang forces might rise again under the possible weak rule of a young ruler, became the regent and supervised government affairs for several years. Duke of Zhou established the eastern capital at Luoyang and later defeated a rebellion by Cheng's uncles the Three Guards Cai Shu, Guan Shu and Huo Shu.
King Cheng later stabilized the Zhou dynasty's border by defeating several barbarian tribes along with the Duke of Zhou.
- Wang Si, of the Si clan (王姒 姒姓), the mother of Crown Prince Zhao
- Crown Prince Zhao (太子釗; 1040–996 BC), ruled as King Kang of Zhou from 1020 to 996 BC
|King Tai of Zhou|
|King Ji of Zhou|
|Tai Jiang of Pang|
|King Wen of Zhou (1125–1051 BC)|
|Tai Ren of Zhi|
|King Wu of Zhou (d. 1043 BC)|
|Tai Si of Youshen|
|King Cheng of Zhou (1060–1020 BC)|
|Yi Jiang of Qi|
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