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Far East Kingdoms

East Asia

 

Gaya / Pon Kaya (Kim) (Korea)
AD 42 - 532

The Korean confederacy of Gaya (or Pon Kaya in older works, while sometimes also being shown as Garak) was founded in the first century AD. The territory that once formed Gaya today forms part of South Korea.

(Additional information from External Link: Academic Kids Encyclopaedia.)

AD 42 - 199

Suro Wang

199 - 259

Kodung Wang

259 - 291

Map'um Wang

291 - 346

Kojilmi Wang

346 - 407

I(si)p'um Wang

391 - 491

It is Gwanggaeto of Koguryo and his immediate successor, Jangsu, who push their kingdom's boundaries to their greatest extent. It encompasses the entire northern half of the Korean peninsula and extends into what is now China. Wedged into the southernmost third of modern Korea's territory are the three subjugated states of Baekje, Gaya, and Silla.

407 - 421

Chwaji Wang

421 - 451

Ch'wihui Wang

451 - 492

Chilchi Wang

492 - 521

Kamji Wang

521 - 532

Kuhyong Wang