Han Hwak

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Han Hwak

Revised Romanization Han Hwag
McCune–Reischauer Han Hwak
Pen name
Hangul 간이재
Hanja 簡易齋
Revised Romanization Ganyijae
McCune–Reischauer Kanyijae
Courtesy name
Hangul 자유
Hanja 子柔
Revised Romanization Jayou
McCune–Reischauer Jayou
Posthumous name
Hangul 양절
Hanja 襄節
Revised Romanization Yangjeol
McCune–Reischauer Yangjeol

Han Hwak (Korean:한확, 1400–1456) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician, diplomat, who served as Left or Second State Councillor, which is equivalent to Vice Prime Minister and father of Grand Queen Dowager Insoo , mother of the ninth Joseon Dynasty King Seongjong of Joseon, nicknamed Ganiejae(간이재).

His second daughter Jungsungunbuin, was the wife of Prince Geyang (the illegitimate son of Sejong the Great), while his sixth daughter Grand Queen Dowager Insu married Crown Prince Uigyeong , son of king Sejo of Joseon, grandson of Sejong the Great. He had two grandsons and one granddaughter, who were Grand Prince Wolsan (1454-1487) and Seongjong of Joseon.

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