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King Sejong the Great

King Sejong the Great

the light of fifteenth century Korea

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Published by International Circle of Korean Linguistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea
    • Subjects:
    • Sejong, King of Korea, 1397-1450.,
    • Korea -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
    • Korea -- History -- Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesSejong Taewang
      Statementedited by Young-Key Kim-Renaud.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsKim-Renaud, Young-Key.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS913.392.S44 K56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL708847M
      ISBN 101882177010
      LC Control Number97071849


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While King Sejong was in throne, the Chosun Dynasty enjoyed the most fortunate and happy age ever. King Sejong is best known for personally inventing Hangul, the Korean script.

The script was completed in and published a few years later in The above picture is an extract from the Hunmin Jeongeum (훈민정음, the proper sounds for instructing the people).

King Sejong The Great Memorial Hall was established in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, in Novemberin the memory of King Sejong and his saintly virtues and great achievements. Officially opened to the public in Octoberthe memorial hall is a modern structure housing an exhibition area, auditorium, laboratory, and a reference room.

A book was created with all types of farming techniques, which helped support continuous cultivation. Farming got better and produced more crops. The book focused on planting, harvesting and soil treatment.

All of the advancements made during King Sejong’s time on the throne were to help the people and expand their knowledge base. Sejo of Joseon (Korean: 조선 세조, 2 November – 23 Septemberr.

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Sejong, formally named Yi To, and known as Prince Ch'ungnyong before taking the throne, was born on May 7, Since his eldest brother, Prince Yangnyong, had been.

With Sang-kyung Kim, Yun-ji Lee, Yeong-cheol Kim, Myeong-Gil Choi. Born as the third prince, Chung Nyeong, was far from ascending the throne. His early years were turbulent as Korea faced political tensions from both within and abroad and facing abduction as a boy to make matters worse.

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He was the third son of Queen consort Min, he was designated as heir-apparent, Crown Prince, after his older brother Prince Yangnyeong was stripped of his title.

He ascended to the throne in During the first four years of his reign, Taejong governed as regent, after which his father-in-law, Sim On, his close associates Predecessor: Taejong of Joseon.