Hong Yun-seong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Hong.
For the Soulcalibur videogame character see List of Soulcalibur characters#Yun-Seong.

General Hong Yun-seong (Hangul홍윤성; Hanja洪允成; RRHong Yun-seong; MRHong Yun-sŏng; 1425 –1475) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician and soldier.[1] He was a member of the court of King Sejo,[2] First and Second Vice Prime minister (also called Left and Right State Councillor , respectively) from 1467 to 1469, and Prime Minister (also called Chief State Councillor) from August 1469 to April 1470 .

His birth name was Useong (우성, 禹成), his pennames were Yeonghae (영해, 領海), Gyeonghae (경해, 傾海), and Gyeongeumdang (경음당, 鯨飮堂), and his Chinese style name was Suong (수옹 守翁).

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  1. ^ "홍윤성 洪允成". Doosan Encyclopedia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  2. ^ "홍윤성". Encyclopedia of Korean Culture. Academy of Korean Studies. 2005-11-30. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 

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