Queen Hyohyeon

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Queen Hyohyeon
효현왕후
Queen consort of Joseon
Tenure 1837 – 1843
Predecessor Queen Sunwon
Successor Queen Hyojeong
Born 27 April 1828
Kingdom of Joseon
Died 18 October 1843 (1843-10-19) (aged 15)
Hanseong, Kingdom of Joseon
Spouse King Heonjong of Joseon
Posthumous name
단성수원경혜정순효현왕후
House Andong Kim
Father Kim Jo-Geun
Mother Lady Lee of the Hansan Lee clan


Queen Hyohyeon (27 April 1828 – 18 October 1843) (효현왕후 김씨) was a wife and the queen consort of King Heonjong of Joseon, the 24th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty. She was of the Andong Kim clan, daughter of Kim Jo-geun (김조근), posthumously known as "Hyohyeon, The Seong Empress" (효현성황후).

Biography[edit]

She was born born on 27 April 1828. Her father was Kim Jo-geun and her mother was Lady Lee of the Hansan Lee clan. Lady Kim became queen in 1837 but died at a young age in 1843, without offspring.

Family[edit]

  • Father: Kim Jo-Geun (1793 – 1844) (김조근)
    • Grandfather: Kim Ji-Sun (김지순)
    • Grandmother: Lady Min of the Yeoheung Min clan (여흥 민씨)
  • Mother: Lady Lee of the Hansan Lee clan (한산 이씨)
    • Grandfather: Lee Hee-Seon (1775 – 1818) (이희선)
    • Grandmother: Lady Park of the Bannam Park (1774 – 1811) (반남 박씨)
  • Husband: King Heonjong of Joseon (8 September 1827 – 25 July 1849) (조선 헌종)

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Preceded by
Queen Sunwon
Queen consort of Korea
1837–1843
Succeeded by
Queen Hyojeong