Jeongye Daewongun

politician (1785-1841)

Jeongye Daewongun (Hangul: 전계대원군; Hanja: 全溪大院君; March 21, 1785 - November 2, 1841) was the father of 25th King Cheoljong of Joseon and great-grandson of 21th King Yeongjo of Joseon.

In 1785 he was born to Prince Eunjeon and Lady Lee of Jeonsan in Ganghwa-do. He was a illegitimate son. his mother Lady Lee of Jeonsan was a concubine was Prince Eunjeon. He was a poor farmer. In November 2, 1841 he died in Hanseong, to unknown causes.