Sunjo, King of Joseon

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Sunjo, King of Joseon Gender: M
Prince Yi Gong
born on 29 July 1790 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Seoul, Korea (N and S), 37n33, 126e58
Timezone LMT m126e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 06°12' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°11 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 06°25'

King of Joseon Sunjo (Article 23 The King of Joseon)


Korean royalty, the 23rd king of the Joseon Dynasty. He was born with the title of His Royal Highness Prince Yi Gong. Sunjo was the 2nd son of King Jeongjo and Lady Subin, one of his concubines. Sunjo died on 13 December 1834.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes his grandmother in "The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyŏng: The Autobiographical Writings of a Crown Princess of Eighteenth-century Korea" by Hyegyŏnggung Hong Ssi (University of California Press, 1996), p. 202: "With Heaven's silent assistance and the invisible benefactions of ancestors, on the eighteenth of the sixth month of the kyongsul year (1790), at three o'clock in the afternoon, the blessed event took place at a house facing my residence."


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Joseon Dynasty)