Chungnyeol of Goryeo (1236-1308, r. 1274-1308) was the 25th ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo. He was the son of Wonjong, his predecessor on the throne. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chungnyeol of Goryeo"
Emperor Gareuk of Joseon is accounted in historical record Hwandan Gogi to be the third Emperor of the Old Gojoseon dynasty of Korea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gareuk of Joseon"
Geodeung of Gaya, also called Geodeung Wang, was the king of Gaya, a confederacy of chiefdoms that existed in the Nakdong River valley of Korea during the Three Kingdoms era, from 199 to 259. Legend holds that he was one of ten sons of King Suro of Gaya, and Suro's queen, Heo Hwang-ok. ...more on Wikipedia about "Geodeung of Gaya"
Gojong of Goryeo (reigned 1213– 1259) was the twenty-third king of Goryeo in present-day Korea. Gojong's reign was marked by prolonged conflict with the Mongol Empire, which sought to conquer Goryeo, ending only when the kingdom was finally surrendered in 1259. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gojong of Goryeo"
Gongmin ruled Goryeo ( Korea) from 1351 until 1374. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gongmin of Goryeo"
Gung Ye (ruled 901– 918) was the king of a short-lived state (see Later Three Kingdoms) on the Korean peninsula. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gung Ye"
Gwangjong (949-975) was a king (later emperor) of the Goryeo kingdom which ruled Korea from the fall of Silla in 935 until the founding of Joseon in 1392. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gwangjong of Goryeo"
Gyeon Hwon ( 867?- 936, reigned 900- 935) was the king and founder of Hubaekje, one of the Later Three Kingdoms of Korea. Some records render his name as "Jin Hwon" (진훤). He was also the progenitor of the Hwanggan Gyeon clan. Substantial accounts of his life are preserved in the Samguk Sagi, which presents a single narrative, and the Samguk Yusa, which presents excerpts about him from various sources. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gyeon Hwon"
Heo Hwang-ok was a princess who travelled from the ancient Indian kingdom of Ayodhya, or Ayuta, to Korea. She arrived on a boat and married Suro of Gaya in the year 48 CE. She was the first queen of Geumgwan Gaya. Information about her comes almost entirely from a few short passages in the Samguk Yusa, an 11th-century Korean chronicle. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heo Hwang-ok"
Emperor Holdal is accounted in historical record Hwandan Gogi to be the thirteenth Emperor of Go-Joseon Dynasty in Korea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Holdal of Joseon"
Huijong of Goryeo was the 21st king (AD 1204 - 1211) of the Korean Goryeo kingdom and the only son of King Sinjong. ...more on Wikipedia about "Huijong of Goryeo"
Hyeonjong of Goryeo (992–1031, r. 1010–1031) was the 8th ruler of the medieval Korean Goryeo dynasty. He was a grandson of Taejo of Goryeo. He was appointed by the military leader Gang Jo, whom the previous king Mokjong had called upon to destroy a plot by Kim Chi-yang. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hyeonjong of Goryeo"
Injong of Goryeo (1109-1146, r. 1122-1146) was the 17th king of the Korean Goryeo dynasty. He was the eldest son of King Yejong and Queen Sundeok. ...more on Wikipedia about "Injong of Goryeo"
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The following is a list of Presidents of North Korea since its Separation from South Korea. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Presidents of North Korea"
Mapum was king of Gaya ( 259- 291). He was preceeded by King Geodeung ( 259– 291) and succeeded by King Geojilmi ( 291– 346). ...more on Wikipedia about "Mapum of Gaya"
Myeongjong was the third son of King Injong, and king of the Korean kingdom of Goryeo ( 1170– 1197). ...more on Wikipedia about "Myeongjong of Goryeo"
A posthumous name ( Traditional Chinese: 諡號/謚號 Simplified Chinese: 谥号; Pinyin: shì hào; Romaji Japanese: shigō/tsuigō; ; Vietnamese: thụy hiệu) is a honorary name given to royalty in some cultures posthumously, that is, after the person's death. The posthumous name is commonly used when naming most Chinese royalty, most Korean royalty, almost all Vietnamese royalty and all the emperors of Japan, except the four most recent emperors, Akihito, Hirohito (the Shōwa emperor), the Taishō emperor and the Meiji emperor. Posthumous names in China and Vietnam were given to honor lifetime accomplishment: many people who were not related to the emperor have posthumous names. An example is Sun Yat-Sen who is called Father of the Country (國父 Guófù). ...more on Wikipedia about "Posthumous name"
Seongjong of Goryeo ( 960– 997; reigned 981–997) was the sixth king of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo. He was the second son of Daejong, and a grandson of King Taejo. He ascended the throne after Gyeongjong stepped down. ...more on Wikipedia about "Seongjong of Goryeo"
Singeom (r. 935- 936) was the second and final king of Hubaekje, one of the Later Three Kingdoms of Korea. He came to the throne after conspiring with his two brothers, Yanggeom and Yonggeom, to overthrow their father Gyeon Hwon and kill the anointed heir, their younger brother Geumgang. ...more on Wikipedia about "Singeom"
Sinjong of Goryeo was the twentieth king of the Korean Goryeo Dynasty. He ruled from 1197 to 1204. The fifth son of king Injong, Sinjong took the throne after his brother Myeongjong was sent into exile by Choi Chungheon. He was wise, but like his brother before him had no true power, which was in the hands of Choi Chungheon (this marked the beginning of the Choi family's military rule). Sinjong also witnessed the kin strife of the Choi family and soon after became ill, abdicating* in favor of his son Huijong. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sinjong of Goryeo"
Suro, or Sureung (수릉, 首陵), (r. 42 - 199) was the legendary founder and king of the state of Geumgwan Gaya in southeastern Korea. According to the founding legend of Geumgwan Gaya, King Suro was one of six princes born from eggs that descended from the sky in a golden box. Suro was the leader among the princes, who went off to found the other states of Gaya, asserting the leadership of the Gaya confederacy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Suro of Gaya"
Taejo of Goryeo ( ), born Wang Geon (왕건; 王建; Wang Geon; Wang Kǒn; 877-943, r. 918*-943), was the founder of the Goryeo Dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century. He was a descendant of a powerful clan at Songdo, who controlled trade on the Yesong River. He was born in 877 in a wealthy merchant clan based on present-day Kaesŏng. His father, Wang Yung, was leader of clan and gained much wealth from trade with China. ...more on Wikipedia about "Taejo of Goryeo"
King U (born 1363, died 1389) ruled Goryeo ( Korea) from 1374 until 1388. ...more on Wikipedia about "U of Goryeo"
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