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The 30th most common last name in China. The Xiaos are the descendents of the ancient king Ku Di (2,435 2,365 B.C.). The direct forefather of the Xiaos was Da Xin who suppressed the Nangong Zhangwan rebellion, during the Chun Qiu period. (Nangong Zhangwan was a prisoner of war who went on a killing spree in the palace, evicting the duke of Song and appointed a new duke). Because of this Da Xin was made the duke of Xiao, and was given the kingdom of Xiao (Xiao of Jiang Su).
Hometown: 50 miles east of Feng in ShanDong Province.
Nan Dynasty- Xiao Dao Chen established the Qi Dynasty (5 kings), then Xiao Yan Jiang established the Liang Dynasty (7 kings)
Tang Dynasty- there were 11 prime ministers with the last name Xiao.
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