Yi Bok-nam

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Yi.
Yi Boknam (middle)
Yi Bok-nam
Revised Romanization Yi Bok-nam
McCune–Reischauer Yi Pok-nam
Courtesy name
Hangul 수보
Revised Romanization Soobo
McCune–Reischauer Subo
Posthumous name
Hangul 충장
Revised Romanization Chungchang
McCune–Reischauer Chungjang

Yi Bok-nam(Hanja:李福男, Hangul: 이복남, June 28, 1555 – August 16, 1597) was a Korean naval commander, politicians of Joseon Dynastys. passed the military examination and final position's of Jeonradobyungmajeoldosa(전라도 병마절도사, 全羅道兵馬節度使). is served against the Japanese navy during the Imjin war. a Courtesy name of Subo(수보, 綏甫).


In 1588, Yi passed the military examination (무과; 武科).

He is famed for his victories at the Battle of Woongchi and Ahndeokwon in 1592. He was killed on April 18, 1597 at the Siege of Namwon, aged 43.

The royal court eventually bestowed various honors upon him, including a posthumous title of Chungjanggong (충장공, 忠壯公, Loyal Duke of brave), an enrollment as a Seonmu Wonjong Gongsin (선무원종공신, 宣武原從功臣), and two posthumous offices, Jwachanseong (좌찬성, 左讚成, Left Vice Prime Minister).

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