Choe Hang (Joseon civil minister)

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Choe Hang
Hangul 최항
Hanja 崔沆
Revised Romanization Choe Hang
McCune–Reischauer Choi Hang

Choe Hang (1409–1474) was a prominent civil minister (called munsin) and scholar of the Saknyeong Choe clan during the Joseon Dynasty.

In 1434, the 16th year of Sejong the Great's reign, as he passed gwageo or civil minister exam, with the highest point, he was appointed as the title of Buchucan (副修撰) at Hall of Worthies (Jiphyeonjeon). He participated in helping the king create hangul, Korean alphabet. He also devoted to compiling Dongguk Tonggam and Gyeongguk daejeon (Code of Law).[1]

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