Naehae of Silla

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Naehae of Silla
내해 이사금
Revised RomanizationNaehae Isageum
McCune–ReischauerNaehae Isagŭm

Naehae of Silla (died 230, r. 196–230) was the tenth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is commonly called Naehae Isageum, isageum being the royal title in early Silla. As a descendant of Silla's 4th king Talhae, his surname was Seok.


He was the grandson of the previous ruler, Beolhyu Isageum. Beolhyu's crown prince Goljeong and second son Imae died early, and Goljeong's son Jobun was too young. Naehae was the son of Imae and Lady Naerye.

Nae married a cousin within the Seok clan, his queen's younger brother Jobun became the next king.


During his reign, the Samguk Sagi reports cordial relations with the neighboring Gaya Confederacy, and repeated clashes with the rival kingdom Baekje.

Baekje invaded in 199 and 214; Silla responded by conquering Baekje's Sahyeon-seong. Naehae personally led the successful defense to Baekje's next attack in 218.

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Naehae of Silla
 Died: 230
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ruler of Silla
Succeeded by