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Geonhwang of Balhae (r. 857-871) was the 12th king of Balhae. He was the younger brother of Dae Ijin, his predecessor on the throne.

Dae Geonhwang
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationDae Geon-hwang
or Dae Cheo-hwang
McCune–ReischauerTae Kŏn-hwang
or Tae Ch'ŏ-hwang
Monarchs of Korea
Balhae
  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

Because none of Balhae's own records have survived, we know little of Geonhwang except that he sent a few missions to Japan and Tang China.

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Dae Geonhwang
 Died: 871
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Dae Ijin
King of Balhae
857–871
Succeeded by
Dae Hyeonseok