Yeonsangun of Joseon

10th King of Korean Joseon Dynasty (1476-1506)

Yeonsangun of Joseon (Hangul: 연산군; Hanja: 燕山君, 1476 - 1506) was the tenth King of the Joseon Dynasty. His real name was Yi Yung (Hangul: 이융; Hanja: 李隆). His posthumous name was Heoncheonhongdogyeongmunwimudaewang (Hangul: 헌천홍도경문위무대왕; Hanja: 憲天弘道經文緯武大王).

Yeonsangun
King of Joseon
Reign1494 - 1506
Coronation1494
PredecessorSeongjong of Joseon
SuccessorJoongjong of Joseon
Born(1476-12-01)December 1, 1476
DiedNovember 6, 1506(1506-11-06) (aged 29)
SpouseDeposed Queen Shin
HouseHouse of Yi
FatherSeongjong of Joseon
MotherDeposed Queen Yun

Son's of King Seongjong, great-grandson of Sejong the Great.

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Preceded by
King Seongjong
King of Joseon Dynasty
1494-1506
Succeeded by
King Joongjong