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Aejang of Silla (788–809) (r. 800–809) was the 40th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the eldest son of King Soseong and Queen Gyehwa. He married a lady of the Pak clan.

Aejang of Silla
Hangul
애장왕
Hanja
哀莊王
Revised RomanizationAejang wang
McCune–ReischauerAejang wang
Birth name
Hangul
김청명 or 김중희
Hanja
金淸明 or 金重熙
Revised RomanizationGim Cheong-myeong or Gim Jung-hui
McCune–ReischauerKim Ch'ŏngmyŏng or Kim Chunghŭi

In 802, Aejang had the great temple of Haeinsa built on Gayasan. In 803, he formed an alliance with Wa. In 806, he forbade the building of new temples. In 809, he was slain by his uncle Kim Eon-seung, who had been regent and took the throne for himself. year 809, the aejangwang and his brother chemyeong was killed.

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Aejang of Silla
Born: 788 Died: 809
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Soseong
King of Silla
Silla
800–809
Succeeded by
Heondeok