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Namhae of Silla

Namhae Chachaung
Monarchs of Korea
Reign 4 - 24
Predecessor Hyeokgeose
Successor Yuri
Spouse Lady Unje
Dynasty Silla Dynasty
Father Hyeokgeose of Silla
Mother Lady Aryeong
Namhae of Silla
Hangul 남해차차웅
Hanja 南解次次雄
Revised Romanization Namhae Chachaung
McCune–Reischauer Namhae Ch'ach'aung

Namhae of Silla (?-24, r. 4–24 CE) was the second King of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Namhae Chachaung, chachaung being an early Silla title.

Namhae is the only king who is called Chachaung. According to the Samguk Sagi, Kim Dae-Mun explained that the title "Chachaung" meant a shaman in Old Korean.


He was the eldest son of Park Hyeokgeose, Silla's founder, and Lady Aryeong. His surname was Park, and his wife was Lady Unje (운제, 雲帝).


His reign was characterised by a series of foreign invasions. In 4, the Nangnang army surrounded Geumseong, the Sillan capital, but was repelled.

The Wa of Japan invaded Silla in 14, and while Silla stopped them, Nangnang invaded again. A comet shower was said

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