Gang of Balhae

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Gang of Balhae
Hangul 강왕
Hanja 康王
Revised Romanization Gang wang
McCune–Reischauer Kang wang
Birth name
Hangul 대숭린
Hanja 大嵩璘
Revised Romanization Dae Sung-rin
McCune–Reischauer Tae Sung-rin
Monarchs of Korea
  1. Go 698-719
  2. Mu 719–737
  3. Mun 737–793
  4. Dae Won-ui 793
  5. Seong 793-794
  6. Gang 794–809
  7. Jeong 809-812
  8. Hui 812–817
  9. Gan 817–818
  10. Seon 818–830
  11. Dae Ijin 830–857
  12. Dae Geonhwang 857–871
  13. Dae Hyeonseok 871–894
  14. Dae Wihae 894–906
  15. Dae Inseon 906–926

Gang of Balhae (died 809) (r. 794–809)[1] was the sixth to rule the king of Balhae. He was the son of King Mun, who was Balhae's third king. He chose the era name Jeongnyeok (正曆, "upright policy"). During his reign, there was active trade with Japan and Tang China, and missions passed frequently among the three states.

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  1. ^ 강왕 (in Korean). 한국민족문화대백과/Nate. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
Gang of Balhae
Died: 809
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King of Balhae
Succeeded by
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
King of Korea
Goguryeo claimant
Reason for succession failure:
North–South States Period
Succeeded by