Seong of Balhae

Seong of Balhae, (died 794), sometimes called by his birth-name Dae Hwa-yeo, was the 5th ruler of the Balhae. He was the grandson of King Mun, his father being the deceased heir Dae Goeng-rim.

Seong of Balhae
Revised RomanizationSeong wang
McCune–ReischauerSŏng wang
Birth name
Revised RomanizationDae Hwa-yeo
McCune–ReischauerTae Hwayŏ


He was the grandson of Mun of Balhae and Empress Hyoui.His father Dae Goeng-rim who died before inheriting the inheriting the throne.

He chose the era name Jungheung (중흥, 中興). King Seong was a very physically weak person, and lived for a few months after his rise to the throne. The most notable accomplishment that was done during his reign was the moving of the capital to Sanggyeong.

He didn't marry or had children.After his death his uncle,Gang of Balhae,became King.

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Seong of Balhae
 Died: 794
Regnal titles
Preceded by King of Balhae
Succeeded by