Chang of Goryeo

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Chang of Goryeo
Hangul 창왕
Hanja 昌王
Revised Romanization Chang wang
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ang wang
Birth name
Hangul 왕창
Hanja 王昌
Revised Romanization Wang Chang
McCune–Reischauer Wang Ch'ang

Chang of Goryeo (6 September 1381 - 31 December 1389, r. 1388–1389) was the 33rd and youngest ruler of the Goryeo Dynasty of Korea. He was the son of his predecessor, King U. King U was forced from power after Yi Seonggye mutinied in 1388, and Chang was put on the throne in his stead. As Yi Seonggye took full control of the military, Chang was driven to Ganghwado and replaced on the throne by Gongyang of Goryeo on the grounds that Gongyang was of true royal blood.

Chang was assassinated, together with his father, shortly after the ascension of Prince Gongyang. Chang was not yet ten years old.

Monarchs of Korea
Goryeo
  1. Taejo 918–943
  2. Hyejong 943–945
  3. Jeongjong 945–949
  4. Gwangjong 949–975
  5. Gyeongjong 975–981
  6. Seongjong 981–997
  7. Mokjong 997–1009
  8. Hyeonjong 1009–1031
  9. Deokjong 1031–1034
  10. Jeongjong II 1034–1046
  11. Munjong 1046–1083
  12. Sunjong 1083
  13. Seonjong 1083–1094
  14. Heonjong 1094–1095
  15. Sukjong 1095–1105
  16. Yejong 1105–1122
  17. Injong 1122–1146
  18. Uijong 1146–1170
  19. Myeongjong 1170–1197
  20. Sinjong 1197–1204
  21. Huijong 1204–1211
  22. Gangjong 1211–1213
  23. Gojong 1213–1259
  24. Wonjong 1259–1274
  25. Chungnyeol 1274–1308
  26. Chungseon 1308–1313
  27. Chungsuk 1313–1330
    1332–1339
  28. Chunghye 1330–1332
    1339–1344
  29. Chungmok 1344–1348
  30. Chungjeong 1348–1351
  31. Gongmin 1351–1374
  32. U 1374–1388
  33. Chang 1388–1389
  34. Gongyang 1389–1392

See also[edit]

Preceded by
U
Rulers of Korea
(Goryeo Dynasty)

1388–1389
Succeeded by
Gongyang