Centuries: 4th century BC -

**3rd century BC**- 2nd century BC

Decades: 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC - **240s BC** - 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC

Years: 252 BC 251 BC 250 BC 249 BC 248 BC - **247 BC** - 246 BC 245 BC 244 BC 243 BC 242 BC

**Births**

**Deaths**

- Zhuang Xiang Wang, King of the Qin Dynasty of China.

**Events**