Deokjong of Goryeo
Deokjong of Goryeo (9 June 1016 – 31 October 1034) (r. 1031–1034) was the 9th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The son of Hyeonjong, he was confirmed as Crown Prince in 1022. During his reign, ...
Chungnyeol of Goryeo
Chungnyeol of Goryeo (3 April 1236 – 30 July 1308) (r. 1274–1308) was the 25th ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo. He was the son of Wonjong, his predecessor on the throne.Chungnyeol was t...
Heonjong of Goryeo
Heonjong of Goryeo (1 August 1084 - 6 November 1097) (r. 1094–1095) was the fourteenth monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the eldest son of king Seonjong. According to the Goryeosa, he was...
Jeongjong, 3rd Monarch of Goryeo
Jeongjong of Goryeo (923 – 13 April 949) (r. 945–949) was the third monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the third son of King Taejo, the founder of the kingdom, and was born more than a dec...
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Sukjong of Goryeo
Sukjong of Goryeo (2 September 1054 – 10 November 1105) (r. 1095–1105) was the 15th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the younger brother of Sunjong. He married Myeongui, the daughter of Yu...
Yejong of Goryeo
Yejong of Goryeo (11 February 1079 – 15 May 1122) (r. 1105–1122) was the 16th monarch of the Korean Goryeo dynasty.
He was the eldest son of king Sukjong and Queen Myeongui. He succeeded Sukjong u...
Chungseon of Goryeo
Chungseon of Goryeo (20 October 1275 – 23 June 1325) (r. 1298 and 1308–1313) was the 26th king of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He is sometimes known by his Mongolian name, Ijirbuqa(益知禮普花, means 'sma...
Taejo of Goryeo
Taejo of Goryeo (January 31, 877 – July 4, 943), also known as Taejo Wang Geon (Wang Kon, 왕건), was the founder of the Goryeo Dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century. Taejo ruled f...
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Chunghye of Goryeo
Chunghye of Goryeo (22 February 1315 - 30 January 1344, r. 1330–1331, 1340–1344) was the 28th king of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was remembered in the Goryeosa for his licentious lifestyle, parti...
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Won Pyong-oh
Won Pyong Oh (born 1926) is a South Korean zoologist, known particularly for his work on Korean birds. He is the son of noted North Korean ornithologist Won Hong-gu (died 1970). He has published app...
Hyejong of Goryeo
Hyejong of Goryeo (912 – 23 October 945) (r. 943–945) was the second monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was preceded by King Taejo and succeeded by Jeongjong of Goryeo.
Hyejong was born to...
Myeongjong of Goryeo
King Myeongjong (8 November 1131 – 3 December 1202) (r. 1170–1197) was monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the third son of King Injong.Although it was intended that Injong's second son sh...
Seongjong of Goryeo
Seongjong of Goryeo (15 January 961 - 29 November 997) (r. 981–997) was the sixth ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo.
Seongjong was born on 15 January 961, the second son of Daejong, a...
Sinjong of Goryeo
King Sinjong of Goryeo (11 August 1144 – 15 February 1204, r. 1197–1204) was the twentieth monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The fifth son of King Injong, Sinjong took the throne after his broth...
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Jeongjong, 10th Monarch of Goryeo
Jeongjong II of Goryeo (31 August 1018 – 24 June 1046) (r. 1034–1046) was the 10th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the second son of Hyeonjong, and the younger brother of Deokjong. At th...
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Chungjeong of Goryeo
Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338 – 23 March 1351, r. 1348–1351) was the 30th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea and was enthroned by imperial edict at the age of 12. During Chungjeong's brief reign, the p...
Gongyang of Goryeo
Gongyang of Goryeo (9 March 1345 - 17 May 1394, r. 1389 – 1392) was the 34th and final ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was deposed by Yi Seonggye, who then established the Joseon Dynasty.Gong...
Mokjong of Goryeo
Mokjong of Goryeo (5 July 980 – 2 March 1009) (r. 997–1009) was the seventh ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea.
Mokjong is known for his reform of the Jeonsigwa (land-allotment system), and for ...
Huijong of Goryeo
Huijong of Goryeo (21 June 1181 - 31 August 1237 r. 1204–1211) was the 21st Monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea and the only son of King Sinjong.It is said of Huijong that if he were to have ...
U of Goryeo
U of Goryeo 우, often written Woo, (25 July 1365 – 31 December 1389) ruled Goryeo (Korea) from 1374 until 1388.
In the thirteenth century, Mongol forces had invaded China and established the Yuan D...
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Gongmin of Goryeo
King Gongmin (23 May 1330 – 27 October 1374) ruled Goryeo Dynasty Korea from 1351 - 1374. He was the second son of King Chungsuk. In addition to his various Korean names (see right), he bore the Mongo...
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Uijong of Goryeo
King Uijong of Goryeo (23 May 1127 – 7 November 1173) (r. 1146–1170) was the 18th monarch of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He honored his advisors with many ceremonies but hated the warriors, often for...
K. W. Lee
Kyung Won "K.W." Lee (Korean: 이경원; born 1928) is a Korean-American journalist who became the first Asian immigrant to the United States work for mainstream daily publications in the continental United...
Chang of Goryeo
Chang of Goryeo (6 September 1381 - 31 December 1389, r. 1388–1389) was the 33rd and youngest ruler of the Goryeo Dynasty of Korea. He was the son of his predecessor, King U. King U was forced from p...
Gangjong of Goryeo
Gangjong (10 May 1152 – 26 August 1213) (r. 1211–1213) was the 22nd ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the eldest son of King Myeongjong. His mother was Queen Gwangjeong, a Kim, and his wife...
Hyeonjong of Goryeo
Hyeonjong of Goryeo (1 August 992 – 17 June 1031, r. 1009–1031) was the 8th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was a grandson of King Taejo. He was appointed by the military leader Gang Jo, wh...
Chungmok of Goryeo
Chungmok of Goryeo (15 May 1337 - 25 December 1348, r. 1344–1348) was the 29th king of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was the eldest son of King Chunghye, and his mother was Princess Deongnyeong. Chu...