Girim of Silla

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Girim of Silla
Hangul
기림 이사금
Hanja
基臨尼師今
Revised RomanizationGirim Isageum
McCune–ReischauerKirim Isagŭm

Girim of Silla (r. 298–310, died 310), whose name is sometimes given as Girip and also as Gigu, was the fifteenth king of Silla. The Samguk Sagi records that he was either the grandson or great-grandson of King Jobun.

In 308, he gave the country the name "Silla." It had previously been known as Saro-guk or Seorabeol.

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Girim of Silla
 Died: 310
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Yurye
Ruler of Silla
298–310
Succeeded by
Heulhae