Hwang Hui

Prime minister of the Joseon Dynasty

Hwang Hui (8 March 1363 – 28 February 1452) was a politican and scholar of the Goryeo dynasty and Joseon dynasty. He was the Prime Minister of the Joseon dynasty from 1431 to 1449.

Hwang Hui
황희
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Chief State Councillor
In office
8 October 1431 – 21 October 1449
Preceded byGu Jong-gil
Succeeded byHa Yeon
Left State Councillor
In office
21 February 1427 – 9 December 1430
Preceded byYi Jik
Succeeded byMaeng Sa-seong
Right State Councillor
In office
18 July 1426 – 21 February 1427
Preceded byCho Yeon
Succeeded byMaeng Sa-seong
Personal details
Born(1363-03-08)8 March 1363
Died28 February 1452(1452-02-28) (aged 88)
Spouse(s)Lady Choe
Lady, of the Cheongju Yang clan
Children
  • Lady Hwang
  • Hwang Chi-sin
  • Hwang Bo-sin
  • Hwang Su-sin
  • Hwang Jik-sin
  • Lady Hwang
MotherLady, of the Yonggung Gim clan
FatherHwang Gun-seo
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHwang Hui
McCune–ReischauerHwang Hŭi
Pen name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBangchon
McCune–ReischauerBangchŏn
Childhood name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSuro
McCune–ReischauerSuro
Courtesy name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGubu
McCune–ReischauerGubu
Posthumous name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationIkseong
McCune–ReischauerIksŏng

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Preceded by
Yi Jik
Prime minister of Joseon
1431–1449
Succeeded by
Ha Yeon