Geolsa Biu was a 7th-century military leader of Baishan Mohe ancestry. Geolsa Biu took an active part in Balhae's effort for autonomy against the Tang Dynasty. Geolsa Biu died in the Battle of Tianmenling, in which Balhae achieved victory and declared autonomy.
Balhae or Bohai (698–926) was a multi-ethnic kingdom in Manchuria, the Korean Peninsula and the Russian Far East which had been founded by Dae Joyeong after the fall of Goguryeo. The history of the founding of the state, its ethnic composition, the nationality of the ruling dynasty, the reading of their names, and its borders are the subject of a historiographical dispute between Korea and China.
Dae Mu-ye, also known as King Mu, was the second king of the Balhae. He is noted for the military expansion of his domain.
Dae Insu, also known as King Seon was the 10th king of the kingdom of Balhae. He restored national strength, and is remembered today as the last of the great Balhae rulers before its fall.
Dae Joyeong, also known as King Go, established the state of Balhae, reigning from 699 to 719.
The Mohe, Malgal, or Mogher, maybe a mispronunciation of the word Mojie, were an East Asian Tungusic people who lived primarily in the modern geographical region of Northeast Asia. The two most powerful Mohe groups were known as the Heishui Mohe, located along the Amur River, and the Sumo Mohe, named after the Songhua River.
King Mun of Balhae, also known as Dae Heum-mu, was the third and longest-reigning ruler of the Balhae. He succeeded his father King Mu, upon his death in 737. He is the grandson of Dae jo yeong the founder of Balhae.
The Battle of Tianmenling, or the Battle of Cheonmun-ryeong in Korean, was a battle fought between Dae Jo-yeong, later founder of Balhae, and Li Kaigu (李楷固), a Khitan commander of the Chinese Tang dynasty and Wu Zhou dynasty.
Dae Inseon was king of Balhae, a kingdom in northeast Asia occupying parts of Manchuria, northern Korea, and the Russian Far East. Dae Inseon was also the last king of Balhae. He and his armies were pushed back and eventually defeated by the Khitan.
Dae Wihae was the 14th king of the 7th–10th century Balhae kingdom, which encompassed modern day Korea and some southern parts of northeast China.
Hokiang, was a province in Northeast China, which was established in 1945. It was c.52,300 sq mi (135,500 km²) in size and the provincial capital was Jiamusi.
Dae Gwang-hyeon was the last Crown Prince of Balhae and a member of the Balhae Royal Family, and was the leader of the Balhae refugees who sought refuge in the Korean Kingdom of Goryeo.
The Northern and Southern States period is the period in Korean history when Unified Silla and Balhae coexisted in the south and north of the peninsula, respectively.
Dae Jung-sang (?–698?), also known as Geolgeol Jungsang, was a key contributor to the founding of Balhae, and the father of Dae Jo-yeong, the founder of Balhae. Though much of the credit for the founding of Balhae went to his son, many historians still give credit to Dae Jung-sang as the main supporter and leader in the founding of Balhae.
Mishan is a county-level city in the southeast of Heilongjiang Province, China, bordering Russia's Primorsky Krai to the south and southeast. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Jixi.
Tongjiang is a city of 160,000 in eastern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China, located at the confluence and on the right banks of the Songhua and Amur Rivers, the latter which marks the border with Russia. Administratively, it is a county-level city of Jiamusi.
Dae Jo-yeong is a South Korean television series aired from September 16, 2006 to December 23, 2007 on KBS1. It tells the life of Dae Jo-yeong, the founder of the kingdom of Balhae.
The Heishui Mohe, also known as the Heuksu Malgal, rendered in English as Blackriver Mohe or Blackwater Mohe, were a tribe of Mohe people in Outer Manchuria along the Amur River in what is now Russia's Khabarovsk Krai, Amur Oblast, Jewish Autonomous Oblast, and Heilongjiang in China.
Jeongan or Ding'an was a successor state of Balhae founded by Yeol Man-hwa. The official Chinese historical record, the History of Song states that Jeongan derives from Mahan or possibly a descendant of Mohe people.
The Balhae controversies are disputes between the three main parties conducting the study of this state Korea, China and Russia whose position is fully supported by Japanese historians, over the history of the Balhae/Bohai kingdom. Due to its origins as the successor state of Goguryeo, Korean scholars consider Balhae as part of the North–South States Period of Korean history, while Chinese scholars argue Bohai is a part of Chinese history. In traditional Russian historiography, this state is recognized as the first highly organized independent state formation of the Tungus-Manchurian peoples.