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King Li of Zhou (d. 841 BC) (Simplified Chinese: 周厉王; Traditional Chinese: 周厲王; pinyin:Zhōu Lìwáng) was the tenth sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty. Events and trends 845 BC — Pherecles, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 19 years and is succeeded by his son Ariphron. Pinyin, more formally Hanyu pinyin, is the most common Standard Mandarin Romanization system in use The Zhou Dynasty ( POJ: Chiu Tiau 1122 BC to 256 BC was preceded by the Shang Dynasty and followed by the Qin Dynasty in China.
King Li was a corrupt and decadent king. To pay for his pleasures and vices, King Li raised taxes and caused misery among his subjects. He made a new law that allowed him to punish anyone who dared to speak against himself by death. King Li's bad rule soon forced many peasants and soldiers into revolt, and Li was forced into hiding. His son was taken by one of King Li's ministers and hidden. The angry mob couldn't find the prince and soon dispersed.
The officials elected Gong Bo He as regent, and Gong Bo He ruled for fourteen years before the prince was revealed as the heir to the throne.
|Family name||Ji (姬 jī) in Chinese|
|Given name||Hu (胡 hú) in Chinese|
|Father||King Yi of Zhou (Ji Xie)|
|Children||King Xuan of Zhou|
|Approximate duration of reign||877 BC-841 BC|
|Posthumous name||Li 厲 (pinyin lì), literary meaning: "stern"|
King Li of Zhou
|King of China|
877 BC – 841 BC
Title next held byXuan