Queen Noguk

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Queen Noguk
서울 마포 고려 공민왕 내외 영정.jpg
Korean name
Hangul 노국대장공주
Revised Romanization Noguk Daejang Gongju
McCune–Reischauer Nokuk Taech'ang Kongch'u
Posthumous name
Hangul 인덕왕후
Revised Romanization Indeok Wanghu
McCune–Reischauer Intŏk Wanghu
Korean Personal Name
Hangul 왕가진
Revised Romanization Wang Gajin
McCune–Reischauer Wang Kajin

Queen Noguk (?-1365), also known as Queen Indeok, was a Mongolian princess and later queen of Korea, who followed the Yuan Dynasty custom of marrying Goryeo princes into the family line. Her Mongolian name was Borjigin Budashiri (孛兒只斤 寶塔實里).

Wedding and death[edit]

Tomb of King Gongmin and Queen Noguk. Called the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb.

She was the queen of the reformist monarch, King Gongmin. Although she was a Mongolian princess, Queen Noguk always supported Goryeo and her husband.

Despite the extremely close relationship between King Gongmin and she, they were childless. Queen Noguk became pregnant fifteen years after marriage, but died in 1365 from complications related to the childbirth.

After her death, King Gongmin became indifferent to politics and entrusted a great task to the Buddhist monk, Pyeonjo, who was executed in 1371. King Gongmin was killed in his sleep by Hong Ryun (홍륜), Choe Man-saeng (최만생), and others in 1374.




Queen Noguk's memory lived on into the next dynasty, as according to the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty,.[1]

Queen Noguk was depicted by actresses Seo Ji-hye in the 2005 Korean MBC drama Shin Don, and Park Se-young in the 2012 Korean SBS drama Faith, as well as Bae Min-Hee in the 2012-2013 Korean SBS drama The Great Seer.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Entry dated 1497, during the 3rd year of Prince Yeonsan's rule

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