Heo Jeok

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Heo.

Heo Jeok(1610 – May 11, 1680) was a politician during the Joseon Dynasty. He was the 124th and 125th Prime Minister of Korea (Yeonguijeong), in 1664, 1671, and 1674–1680. His penname was Mukjae, Hyuong.

He was the leader of the Southerners faction, and a rival of Song Siyeol.

Works[edit]

  • Ilgi (일기, 日記)
  • Heosanggukjooui (허상국주의, 許相國奏議)

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