King Hui of Wei - Wikipedia

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King Hui of Wei (Chinese: 魏惠王 ; 400–319 BC), originally called Marquis Hui of Wei, and after 344,[citation needed ] King Hui of Liang (Chinese: 梁惠王 )[1] was the third ruler of the state of Wei during the Warring States period,[citation needed ] ruling from approximately 369–319 BC.[1] He was a grandson of Marquess Wen of Wei, the founder of the state, and a son of Marquess Wu of Wei.[citation needed ] He was succeeded by his son, King Xiang of Wei.[1]

He came to the throne after a war of succession during which his state was nearly partitioned by Zhao and Han. For his wars and eventual defeat by Qi and Qin in 340, see Warring States period.[citation needed ]

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