Seol Chong
Seol Chong (650 - 730 AD) was a leading scholar of the Unified Silla period. He studied Confucian writings and the related Chinese classics. He is also known by the courtesy name Chongji and the pen ...
Yurye of Silla
Yurye of Silla (284-298, died 298), also known as Yuri or by his official title Yurye Isageum, was the fourteenth ruler of the Korean state of Silla. He was a Seok and the son of King Jobun, but his ...
Choe Chiwon
Choe Chiwon ([tɕʰʷe tɕʰiwʌn]; 857–10th century) was a noted Korean Confucian official, philosopher, and poet of the late Unified Silla period (668-935). He studied for many years in Tang China, passed...
Choe Chiwon - Wikipedia
Ajagae
Ajagae was a military leader in the Sangju area during the waning years of Unified Silla. He led a local rebellion which seized Sangju. He is remembered today primarily as the father of Gyeon Hwon, ...
Kim Dae-mun
Kim Dae-mun (fl. early 8th century) was a Silla historian. He was the governor of Hansan in 704. According to book 46, biography section of Samguk Sagi, he wrote several books.None of these works surv...
Wongwang
Won Gwang (541~630?), also known as Won Gwang Beop Sa (圓光法士) meaning "Won Gwang Teacher of the Law", was the name of a renowned Buddhist monk, scholar, and teacher of the Silla kingdom during the reig...
Jang Bogo
Jang Bogo (787-846, alternately 841), also known as Gungbok, rose to prominence in Korea in the late Unified Silla period as a powerful maritime figure who for several decades effectively controlled t...
Yuri of Silla
Yuri of Silla (?-57, r. 24-57) was the third king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Yuri Isageum.
As a descendent of Silla's founder Hyeokgeose, his surname was P...
Queen Seondeok of Silla
Queen Seondeok of Silla ([sʰʌndʌk jawʌŋ]; ? - 17 February 647) reigned as Queen of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 632 to 647. She was Silla's twenty-seventh ruler, and its first...
Queen Maya of Silla
Queen Maya (Hangul: 마야 부인, Hanja: 摩耶夫人) was a member of the Silla royal house and the wife and Queen Consort to King Jinpyeong of Silla, 26th King of Silla. She was of the royal Kim clan. She was the...
Kim Wonsul
Kim Wonsul (김원술, 金元述, ?-?) was a second son of the Silla General Kim Yushin, and served under Silla's 30th ruler, King Munmu, and played a major role in defending the kingdom against Tang China's...
List of Silla people
This is a partial list of people who lived in Silla, 57 BCE (traditional date) - 935 CE.
List of Silla people - Wikipedia
Kim Gyo-gak
Kim Gyo-gak (김교각, 金喬覺, 696-794), or Jin Qiaojue in Mandarin, was a Buddhist monk believed to be the manifestation of Ksitigarbha at Mount Jiuhua, one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism, ...
Kim Heonchang
Kim Heonchang (died 822) was the leader of an aristocratic rebellion in early ninth-century Unified Silla. He was a seventh-generation descendant of King Muyeol, and thus bore the "true bone" status i...
Talhae of Silla
Talhae of Silla (?-80, r. 57-80) was the fourth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Talhae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. Also known by his...
Sinmun of Silla
Sinmun of Silla (r. 681–692) was the thirty-first king of Silla, a Korean state that originated in the southwestern Korean peninsula and went on to unify most of the peninsula under its rule in the mi...
Sinmu of Silla
Sinmu of Silla (r. 839, died 839) (born Ujing) was the 45th monarch of the Korean kingdom of Silla. His reign was the briefest in the state's history, lasting only from the fourth to the seventh luna...
Kim Isabu
Kim Isabu was a general and politician of Silla during the 6th century. He was also known as Taejong. He is best remembered today for his role in subjugating the island nation of Usan-guk, which some ...
Kim Yushin
Kim Yushin (595 – 18 August 673) was a general in 7th-century Silla. He led the unification of the Korean peninsula by Silla under the reign of King Muyeol of Silla and King Munmu of Silla. He is said...
Kim Yushin - Wikipedia
Bojong
Lord Bojong (보종공) (CE 580 – CE 621) was member of Silla's royal family, Hwarang and also the 16th Pungwolju or Gukseon (國仙) from CE 616 to CE 621.
Bojong was born in CE 580 at Seorabeol, cap...
Jajang
Jajang (590–658) was a monk born Kim Seonjong, into the royal Kim family, in the kingdom of Silla. He is credited with founding the temple of Tongdosa in 646 CE, near in what is now Busan, South...
Jajang - Wikipedia
Kim Mu-ryeok
Kim Mu-ryeok (518 ~ 16 October 579) was a Silla general under King Jinheung in the mid-6th century. The events of his life are known solely through a brief account in the 12th-century chronicle Samgu...
Soseong of Silla
Soseong of Silla (died 800) (r. 798–800) was the 39th to rule the Korean kingdom of Silla. He was the grandson of King Wonseong, his father Kim In-gyeom having died before he could take the throne. ...
Soseong of Silla - Wikipedia
Hyecho
Hyecho ([h(j)eːtɕʰo]; 704–787 CE), Sanskrit: Prajñāvikram; Hui Chao in Chinese Pinyin, was a Korean Buddhist monk from Silla, one of the three Korean kingdoms of the period. Hyecho studied esoteric Bu...
Gwisil Jipsa
Gwisil Jipsa (鬼室集斯; Japanese: Kishitsu Shushi), also romanized Kwisil Chipsa, was the son of Gwisil Boksin (鬼室福信; Japanese: Kishitsu Fukushin), a general of Paekche. When Paekche fell in 660 his fathe...
Jinpyo
Jinpyo (fl. 8th century) was a monk in the Korean Silla dynasty. He was born either in Geumsan or in Samcheok. His name means "symbol of truth." According to a story in the Goseungjeon ("Old Monks' ...