Sejo of Joseon
|King of Joseon|
|Reign||1455 – 1468|
|Predecessor||Danjong of Joseon|
|Successor||Yejong of Joseon|
|Born||September 29, 1417|
|Died||September 8, 1468(aged 50)|
|Issue||Crown Prince Uikyung of Joseon,|
Yejong of Joseon
|House||House of Yi|
|Father||Sejong of Joseon|
In 1429 his peerage was Grand Prince Sooyang. When his father Sejong the Great died in 1450, his elder brother Munjong was crowned. Two years later Munjong died, and Munjong's son Danjong was crowned.
In 1455, he produced a coup d'état and became king of Joseon himself. Sejo's nephew Danjong was expelled after he was murdered in 1455.
- father of Seongjong of Joseon, 9th king
- Sejo, King of Korea (1417-1468). "Life History and Sermon of Buddha Abstracted from Buddhist Scriptures". World Digital Library. Retrieved 23 May 2013.