Korean poetry
Korean poetry is poetry performed or written in the Korean language or by Korean people. Traditional Korean poetry is often sung in performance. Until the 20th century, much of Korean poetry was writt...
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Hyangga
Hyangga were poems written in a native writing system, composed in the Three Kingdoms, Unified Silla and early Goryeo periods of Korean history. Only a few have survived. The total number of extant hy...
Pak Tu-jin
Pak Tu-jin (or Park Tu-jin) (1916-September 16, 1998) was a Korean poet.
Pak was born in Anseong 40 miles from Seoul in modern-day South Korea. His family was too poor to give him any formal edu...
Cheon Sang-byeong
Cheon Sang-byeong (천상병) was born (January 29, 1930 - April 28, 1993) in Japan and is a South Korean writer who overcame torture, impotence and alcoholism.
Cheon Sang-byeong was born in Japan on J...
Uhwudong
Uhwudong (어우동, 於宇同, born 1440?, died October 18, 1480) and Uheulwudong (어을우동; 於乙宇同, Eoeuldong, Aeulwoodong) was a Korean dancer, writer, artist, and poet from a noble family (Park) in the Joseon Dynas...
Min Won-sik
Min Won-sik (Hangul: 민원식; hanja: 閔元植, July 12, 1886 – February 17, 1921) was a politician and journalist during the late Joseon Dynasty and the Japanese colonial era. He was an advocate fo...
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Gi Hyeong-do
Ki Hyongdo (The romanization preferred by the author according to LTI Korea) was a modern Korean poet. His posthumously-published collection of poems The Black Leaf in My Mouth (입 속의 검은 잎) has gone t...
Yeo Ok
Yeo Ok is often regarded as Korea's first woman poet. Her poem, the Gonghuin (공후인,箜篌引 "A Medley for the Harp" ), is one of only three poems from ancient Korean kingdom, Gojoseon (approximately 1500 B....
Lee San-hae
Yi San-hae (korean:이산해, 李山海, 1539 ~ 1609, was Joseon's politician, scholar, and a writer. Served as Premier minister of Joseon Dynasty from 1590-1592 and 1600-1602. Director of East People's Party and...
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Heo Gyun
Heo Gyun (허균 許筠, 1569–1618) was a prominent Korean politician and poet, novelist, scholar, and writer of the Joseon dynasty. He was also known by his pennames, Gyosan (교산 蛟山) and Seongso (성소 惺所).
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Kim Yun-sik
Kim Yun-sik was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1943. He is one of the highest ranking hapkido (10th dan) and taekwondo (9th dan) instructors in the world and founder of Bum Moo Kwan Hapkido.
He beg...
Kim Myeong-sun
Kim Myeong-sun (Korean: 김명순, Hanja: 金明淳) (b. 20 January 1896 in Pyongyang – 22 June 1951) was a female Korean novelist and poet of the early 20th century.
Kim Myeong-sun, who wrote under the p...
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Lee Eun-sang
Lee Eun-sang (October 22, 1903 – September 18, 1982) was a Korean poet and historian. He was dedicated to the revival and modernization of sijo, a form of Korean poetry.
Lee Eun-sang was born on O...
Kim Ja-jeom
Kim Ja-jeom (Hangul: 김자점; hanja: 金自點; 1588 - January 27, 1652) was a politician and Neo-Confucian scholar of the Joseon Dynasty. His pen name was Nakseo (Hangul: 낙서; hanja: 洛西)...
Han Yong-un
Manhae (만해, July 12, 1879 – May 9, 1944) was a twentieth century Korean Buddhist reformer and poet. Manhae was his pen name; his birth name was Han Yu-cheon, but he is universally known by the name he...
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Shin Gwang-su (poet)
Sin Gwang-su (1712–1775) was a poet of the late Joseon Dynasty. Living in the time of King Yeongjo, he was unable to attain a position of rank because his family was aligned with the Southerners fact...
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Kim Jang-saeng
Kim Jang-saeng (July 8, 1548 - August 3, 1631) was a Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, educator, and writer of Korea's Joseon period. He was the son of Kim Gye-hui (김계휘, 金繼輝), who was the Censor-Gen...
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Seong Hui-ahn
Seong Hui-ahn(korean:성희안;成希顔, 1461–1513) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician and Neo-Confucianism Philosopher. .
Kim Jong-chul (poet)
Kim Jong-chul (born in Busan in 1947) is a South Korean poet. He rose to fame in 1968 when he was awarded a prize by the Hankook newspaper for his poem Sound of a Loom. In 1970 Kim won another prize w...
Helen Kim
Helen Kim (also Kim Hwal-lan, 1899 - 1970) was a South Korean politician, educator, social activist, and feminist. Her pen name was Wuwol(우월;又月).
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Jang Jin-sung
Jang Jin-sung (장진성) is the pseudonym of a North Korean poet and government official who defected to South Korea. He had worked as a psychological warfare officer within the United Front Department of ...
Yi Bok-nam
Yi Bok-nam(Hanja:李福男, Hangul: 이복남, June 28, 1555 – August 16, 1597) was a Korean naval commander, politicians of Joseon Dynastys. passed the military examination and final position's of Jeonrad...
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Yi Guji
Guju, Princess of Joseon (Hangul: 현주 이구지, Hanja: 縣主 李仇之, died March 7, 1489) was a dancer, writer, artist, and poet during the Korean Joseon Dynasty. She was a royalty of Joseon, she was the eighth da...
Lee Yuksa
Yi Won-rok (May 18, 1904 – January 16, 1944), better known by his pen name Yi Yuksa was a Korean poet and independence activist. As one of Korea's most famous poets, he and his works symbolize t...
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