; Silla/신라 (57 BC - 892 AD). He was the third son of King Taejo, the founder of the kingdom, and was born more than a decade before Goryeo was formally established. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Thus he sought to secure stability and unity for his kingdom which had been lacking in the later years of Silla. He executed many monks, then later even his own wife and two sons, and the public began to turn away from him. Jeongjong of Goryeo (923 – 13 April 949) (r. 945–949) was the third monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. In 913, he was appointed as prime minister of the newly renamed Taebong. Among people deceased in 949, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo ranks 1. Jeongjong, 3rd Monarch of Goryeo: | | | Jeongjong, 3rd Monarch of Goryeo | | ... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. Jeongjong of Goryeo was the third monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. In 935, the last king of Silla, King Gyeongsun, felt there was no way to revive his kingdom and surrendered his entire land to Taejo. Page views of Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeos by language, Among people deceased in 949, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo ranks, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn. Goguryeo/고구려 (37 BC - 918 AD). Baekje/백제 (18 BC - 936 AD). Jeongjong of Goryeo (923 – 13 April 949) (r. 945–949) was the third monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The same year Gung Ye was overthrown and killed near the capital, Cheorwon. He promoted Buddhism as Goryeo's national religion, and laid claim to the northern parts of the Korean Peninsula and Manchuria, which he considered his rightful legacy as the successor of Goguryeo. [1] Background. Read The Third King of Goryeo from the story Scarred Hearts (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Fanfiction) by Riyah404 with 1,435 reads. Taejo sought to bring even his enemies into his ruling coalition. However, Wang Geon's unification in 936 was a more complete unification (in which only a single state emerged among the people, as opposed to the 7th century, when two, Later Silla and Balhae, emerged); the people of the Korean Peninsula thereafter remained under a single, unified state until 1948, when Korea was divided into north and south by Russian and U.S occupation forces. The next year he moved the capital back to his hometown, Gaegyeong. Goryeo Kingdom ----- Goryeo, Koryo, or Cauli (918-1392), was a Korean dynasty established in 918 by Emperor Taejo. Jeongjong was the third monarch of Goryeo. Among people born in South Korea, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo ranks 34 out of 774. Among the princes are Crown Prince Wang Moo, 3rd Prince Wang Yo, 4th Prince Wang So, 8th Prince Wang Wook, 10th Prince Eun, 13th Prince Baek Ah, and finally, 14h Prince Wang Jung. Read more on Wikipedia. London: British Association for Korean Studies, 1994; pp. Taejo gladly accepted his surrender and gave him the title of prince, and accepted his daughter as one of his wives (Wang had six queens, and many more wives as he married daughters of every single local leader). His mother order him to pass the throne to Jung. Gwangjong of Goryeo. So became the King Gwangjong. – November 969) (고려 대종), Queen Daemok of the Hwangju Hwangbo clan (대목왕후 황보씨), Queen Shinseong of the Gyeongju Kim clan (신성왕후 김씨), daughter of Kim Eok-Ryeom (김억렴), King Anjong of Goryeo (? Taejo was born in 877 to a prominent merchant family at Songdo (modern Kaesong), who controlled trade on the Yeseong River. He renamed the kingdom Goryeo, thus beginning the Goryeo Dynasty. This caused Yo a mental breakdown. After the destruction of Balhae by the Khitans in 926, Balhae's last crown prince and much of its ruling class sought refuge in Goryeo, where they were warmly welcomed and included into the ruling family by Wang Geon, thus uniting the two successor nations of Goguryeo. Gwangjong 광종(光宗) Personal Name: Wong So 왕소(王昭) Born: 925 Died: July 4, 975 As Seen On TV: The 4th King of the Goryeo Dynasty, you can see his story p… He led several more military campaigns, and also helped conquered people who lived in poverty under Silla rule. Then he established King Gyeongsun as his puppet monarch before he turned his army toward Goryeo. In 936, Wang led his final campaign against Singeom of Later Baekje. Taejo (r. 918-943 CE), previously known as Wang Geon or Wang Kon, was the founder and first king of the Goryeo (Koryo) kingdom which unified and ruled ancient Korea from 918 CE to 1392 CE. Korean/Japanese: 高麗 (Goryeo/Koryŏ, J: Kourai); Goryeo, also known as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom lasting from 918 until 1392.. Goryeo was first established by Wang Geon, aka King Taejo of Goryeo, in 918, and conquered United Silla in 935.Taejo established Gaegyeong as the royal capital in 919, constructing a royal palace, government offices, temples, and a system of roads. Balhae/발해 (698 - 926) Kings of Balhae (698 - 926) Wang Geon followed his father into service under Gung Ye, the future leader of Taebong, and he began his service under Gungye's command. Wang Yo. The public favored him due to his leadership and generosity. As one of my favorite Kdramas, Moon Lovers has inspired me to start a multi-article series that delves into the show, its multi-dimensional characters, and the rich history of some of the show’s most notable historic figures. In 895, Gung Ye led his forces into the far northwestern part of Silla, where Songdo was located. Among people born in 923, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo ranks 1. He traced his ancestry to a noble Goguryeo clan. Read more on Wikipedia. Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gwangjong of Goryeo has received more than 2,089,276 page views. King Chunghye of Goryeo (22 February 1315 – 30 January 1344, r. 1330–1332, 1340–1344) was the 28th king of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. My first leap (but certainly not my last) into the world of Sageuks and the fascinating near-475-year history of the Goryeo Dynasty was Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. Gyeon's father, who held his own claim to the Sangju region, also defected and surrendered to Goryeo and was received as the father of a king. In 927, Gyeon Hwon of Hubaekje led forces into Silla's capital, Gyeongju, capturing and executing its king, King Gyeongae. Among politicians, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo ranks 1,957 out of 15,710. Before him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457). Hearing of the news, Taejo planned a strike with 5000 cavalrymen to attack Gyeon's troops on the way back home at Gongsan near Daegu.He met Hubaekje forces and suffered disastrous defeat, losing most of his army including his generals Kim Nak and Shin Sung-gyeom, the very same ma… – 7 July 996) (고려 안종), Queen Jeongdeok of the Jeongju Ryu clan (정덕왕후 류씨), daughter of Ryu Deok-Young (류덕영), Queen Munhye of the Jeongju Ryu clan (문혜왕후 유씨), Queen Seonui of the Jeongju Ryu clan (선의왕후 유씨), Grand Lady Heonmok of the Pyeong clan (헌목대부인 평씨), daughter of Pyeong Joon (평준), Lady Jeongmok of the Wang clan (정목부인 왕씨), daughter of Wang Gyeong (왕경), Lady Dongyangwon of the Pyeongsan Yu clan (동양원부인 유씨), daughter of Yu Geum-Pil (유금필), Lady Sukmok of the Myeong clan (숙목부인 명씨), daughter of Myeong Pil (명필), Lady Cheonanbuwon of the Im clan (천안부원부인 임씨), daughter of Im Eon (임언), Lady Heungbokwon of the Hongju Hong clan (흥복원부인 홍씨), daughter of Hong Gyu (홍규), Lady Daeryangwon of the Hapcheon Lee clan (대량원부인 이씨), daughter of Lee Jeong-Eon (이정언), Lady Hudaeryangwon of the Lee clan (후대량원부인 이씨), daughter of Lee Won (이원), Lady Daemyeongjuwon of the Wang clan (대명주원부인 왕씨), daughter of Wang Ye (왕예), Lady Gwangjuwon of the Yanggeun Ham clan (광주원부인 함씨), daughter of Ham Gyu / Wang Gyu (함규 / 왕규), Lady Sogwangjuwon of the Yanggeun Ham clan (소광주원부인 함씨), daughter of Ham Gyu / Wang Gyu (함규 / 왕규), Lady Dongsanwon of the Suncheon Park clan (동산원부인 박씨), daughter of Park Young-Gyu (박영규), Lady Yehwa of the Haeju Wang clan (예화부인 왕씨), daughter of Wang Yu (왕유), Lady Daeseowon of the Dongju Kim clan (대서원부인 김씨), daughter of Kim Haeng-Pa (김행파), Lady Soseowon of the Dongju Kim clan (소서원부인 김씨), daughter of Kim Haeng-Pa (김행파), Lady Shinjuwon of the Kang clan (신주원부인 강씨), daughter of Kang Gi-Ju (강기주), Lady Wolhwawon (월화원부인), daughter of Yang Yeong-Jang (양영장), Lady Seongmu of the Pyeongsan Park clan (성무부인 박씨), daughter of Park Ji-Yoon (박지윤), Lady Uiseongbuwon of the Uiseong Hong clan (의성부원부인 홍씨), daughter of Hong Yu (홍유), Lady Wolgyeongwon of the Pyeongsan Park clan (월경원부인 박씨), daughter of Park Soo-Moon (박수문), Lady Mongryangwon of the Pyeongsan Park clan(몽량원부인 박씨), daughter of Park Soo-Kyung (박수경), Lady Haeryangwon of the Seon clan (해량원부인 선씨), daughter of Seon Pil (선필), Portrayed by Kim Myeong-jin in the 1970 film, This page was last edited on 15 January 2021, at 02:07. Notable Koreans. Taejo of Goryeo (31 January 877 [citation needed] – 4 July 943), also known as Taejo Wang Geon (Wang Kǒn, 왕건), was the founder of the Goryeo dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Hyejong of Goryeo The second King of Goryeo He was preceded by King Taejo and succeeded by Jeongjong 3rd Monarch of Goryeo 43. Gojoseon/고조선. After him are Emperor Yōzei, Al-Mustakfi, Zoltán of Hungary, Herman I, Duke of Swabia, and Fujiwara no Tadahira. Singeom fought against Taejo, but facing much disadvantage and inner conflict, he surrendered to Taejo. Taejo ruled from 918 to 943, achieving unification of the Later Three Kingdoms in 936. His costly rituals and harsh rule caused even more opposition. Jeongjong, 3rd Monarch of Goryeo This article does not cite any references or sources. Hyejong of Goryeo (912 – 23 October 945) (r. 943–945) was the second King of Goryeo. 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