Jeong In-ji

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Jeong In-ji
學易齋鄭麟趾尊影.jpg
Portrait of Jeong Inji
Hangul 정인지
Hanja 鄭麟趾
Revised Romanization Jeong Inji
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Inji
Pen name
Hangul 학역재
Hanja 學易齋
Revised Romanization hagyugjae
McCune–Reischauer hakyukjae
Courtesy name
Hangul 백저
Hanja 伯雎
Revised Romanization baigjeo
McCune–Reischauer Baikjeo
This is a Korean name; the family name is Jeong.

Jeong Inji (정인지, December 28, 1396 – November 26, 1478) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, historian who served as Vice Minister of Education or Deputy Chief Scholar(Head of Office for Special Advisors) during the reign of King Sejong the Great, Minister of Rites during the reign of King Munjong and Danjong , Left or Second State Councillor or Vice Prime Minister from 1453 to 1455 during the reign of King Danjong and Chief State Councillor or Prime Minister from 1455 to 1458 during the reign of King Sejo. He was nicknamed Hakyeokjae (학역재).

Letters of Jeong In-ji

He is perhaps best known for having written the postscript of the Hunmin Jeongeum Haerye, the commentary on and explanation of the Hangul invented by King Sejong in 1443. He also contributed to the Goryeo-sa, the official history of Korea, and the Yongbi Eocheon-ga (용비어천가).

His second son, Jeong Hyun-jo, was married to Princess Uisuk, King Sejo of Joseon`s second daughter.

books[edit]

  • Hunminjeongeum (훈민정음, 訓民正音)
  • Hunminjeongeunyehae (훈민정음예해, 訓民正音例解)
  • Hakyukjaejip (학역재집, 學易齋集)
  • Yukdaeyukbeop (역대역법, 歷代曆法)
  • Goryeosa (고려사, 高麗史)
  • Goryeosajeolyo (고려사절요, 高麗史節要)
  • Yukdaebyungyo (역대병요, 歷代兵要)
  • Saryunohjip (사륜오집)
  • Jachitonggamhunui (자치통감훈의, 資治通鑑訓義)
  • Sejongsillok (세종실록, 世宗實錄)

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