Cheongju Yang clan

Cheongju Yang clan (Korean청주 양씨; Hanja淸州 楊氏) is one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan is in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province. According to the research held in 2015, the number of Cheongju Yang clan’s member was 38161. Their founder was Yang Gi [ja] who was a 43 th descendant of Yang Zhen [zh] in Han dynasty. When Yang Gi was a Jinzi Guanglu Daifu (hanja: 金紫光祿大夫), Queen Noguk had a marriage to an ordinary person planned by Gongmin of Goryeo. Because of this, Yang Gi entered Goryeo as a fatherly master of Queen Noguk. Yang Gi became Gongsin (hanja: 功臣) because he made a lot of contribution to diplomacy in Goryeo and Yuan dynasty. Yang Gi’s descendant founded Cheongju Yang clan and made Cheongju, Cheongju Yang clan’s Bon-gwan.[1][2]

Cheongju Yang clan
Current regionCheongju
FounderYang Gi [ja]
Connected membersYang Hee-kyung
Yang Hee-eun
Imperial Consort Boknyeong Gwi-in

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  1. ^ Academy of Korean Studies 청주양씨 淸州楊氏. Academy of Korean Studies.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ JIN Guanglin [ja] (2014). A Comparison of the Korean and Japanese Approaches to Foreign Family Names (PDF). Journal of Cultural Interaction in East Asia Vol.5 Society for Cultural Interaction in East Asia.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)p21

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