Sunjong of Goryeo

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Sunjong of Goryeo
Hangul 순종
Hanja 順宗
Revised Romanization Sunjong
McCune–Reischauer Sunjong
Birth name
Hangul 왕훈
Hanja 王勳
Revised Romanization Wang Hun
McCune–Reischauer Wang Hun
Courtesy name
Hangul 의공
Hanja 義恭
Revised Romanization Uigong
McCune–Reischauer Ŭigong

Sunjong of Goryeo (28 December 1047 – 5 December 1083) (r. 1083) was briefly the 12th ruler of Goryeo. He was the eldest son of Munjong and the older brother of Seonjong. He had been confirmed as heir to the throne in 1054. However, he died within a year of his ascension in 1083.

Family[edit]

  • Father : King Munjong of Goryeo (29 December 1019 – 2 September 1083) (고려 문종)
    • Grandfather : King Hyeonjong of Goryeo (1 August 992 – 17 June 1031) (고려 현종)
    • Grandmother : Queen Wonhye of the Ansan Kim clan (? – 30 June 1022) (원혜태후 김씨)
  • Mother : Queen Inye of the Incheon Lee clan (1031 – 1092) (인예왕후 이씨)
    • Grandfather : Lee Ja-Yeon (1003 – 1061) (이자연)
    • Grandmother : Lady Kim of the Gyeongju Kim clan (경주 김씨)

Consorts :

  1. Queen Jeongui of the Kaesong Wang clan (정의왕후 왕씨)
  2. Queen Seonhui of the Gyeongju Kim clan (? – 22 February 1126) (선희왕후 김씨)
  3. Princess Janggyeong of the Incheon Lee clan (장경궁주 이씨)

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References[edit]

Sunjong of Goryeo
Born: 28 December 1047 Died: 5 December 1083
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Munjong
King of Goryeo
1083
Succeeded by
Seonjong