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Gao of Xia

Gāo (Chinese: 皋) was an ancient king of China, the 15th ruler of the semi-legendary Xia Dynasty.[1] He possibly ruled 11 years.[2][3]

In the 3rd year of his regime, Gao restored the power of Tunwei, the nobleman deposed by Kong Jia, the father of Gao.[4]

Gao of Xia
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Kong Jia
King of China
1758 BC – 1747 BC
Succeeded by


  1. ^ Xia Dynasty
  2. ^ Bamboo Annals, a chronicle of ancient China
  3. ^ Milton Walter Meyer: China: A Concise History, page 126.
  4. ^ China at War: An Encyclopedia by Xiaobing Li
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