Queen Jeonghyeon

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Queen Jeonghyeon
Queen Dowager of Joseon
Tenure 1494 – 1530
Predecessor Queen Ansun
Queen Insu
Successor Queen Munjeong
Queen Consort of Joseon
Tenure 1480 – 1494
Predecessor Deposed Queen Yun
Successor Deposed Queen Shin
Born 21 July 1462
Kingdom of Joseon
Died 13 September 1530 (aged 68)
Palace Gyeongbok Kingdom of Joseon
Spouse King Seongjong of Joseon
Issue King Jungjong of Joseon
Princess Sunsuk
Princess Shinsuk
Posthumous name
House Papyeong Yun
Father Yun Ho
Mother Lady Jeon of the Damyang Jeon clan

Queen Jeonghyeon or Queen Jung-Hyun (21 July 1462 – 13 September 1530) (정현왕후 윤씨) also known as Queen Dowager Jasun (자순왕대비) was the wife and Queen Consort of King Seongjong of Joseon, the 9th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty. She was of the Papyeong Yun clan[1][2][3]


  • Father: Yun Ho (1424 – 9 April 1496) (윤호)
    • Grandfather: Yun Sam-San (1406 – 1457) (윤삼산)
    • Grandmother: Lady Lee of the Goseong Lee clan (고성 이씨)
  • Mother: Lady Jeon of the Damyang Jeon clan (담양 전씨)
    • Grandfather: Jeon Jwa-Myeong (1424 – 1521) (전좌명)
    • Grandmother: Lady Yi of the Jeonju Yi clan (전주 이씨)
  • Husband: King Seongjong of Joseon (20 August 1457 – 20 January 1494) (조선 성종)

In popular culture[edit]


  1. ^ https://thetalkingcupboard.com/joseon/royal-ladies-of-joseon-dynasty/
  2. ^ Also one of Seongjong's former concubines; also Suk-ui rank, in 1473. Elevated to the rank of Queen Consort in 1479, soon after Lady Yoon had been deposed
  3. ^ Daughter of Yoon Ho (윤호, 1424–1496), Lord Pyeongjeong (평정공), Internal Prince Yeongwon (영원부원군); and Lady Yeon-an, Princess Consort to the Internal Prince, of the Jeon clan (연안부부인 전씨). Elder cousin of Yoon Pil-sang (윤필상, 1427 – April 14, 1504)
Preceded by
Deposed Queen Yun
Queen consort of Korea
Succeeded by
Deposed Queen Shin