Draft:Duke Xuan of Wey

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Duke Xuan of Wey
卫宣公
Ruler of Wey
Reign718 - 700 BC
PredecessorDuke Zhuang I of Wey
SuccessorDuke Hui of Wey
Died700 BC
SpouseXuan Jiang
Full name
Ancestral name: Ji (姬)
Given name: Jin (晋)
HouseHouse of Ji
FatherDuke Zhuang I of Wey
MotherUnknown

Duke Xuan of Wey, given name Ji Jin, was the fifteenth ruler of the state of Wey and its fourth Duke. He came to power following a succession crisis involving two of his brothers, but his nineteen year reign saw numerous moral scandals and the decline of Wey into a minor state of the Spring and Autumn Period.

Category: Monarchs of Wey Category: Zhou Dynasty nobility Category: Zhou Dynasty politicians Category: 700 BC deaths