Gokbu Gong clan
The Gokbu Gong clan (Korean: 곡부 공씨; Hanja: 曲阜 孔氏) is one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan is in Qufu , Shandong in China, known as Confucius’s birthplace. Qufu is known as Gokbu (Korean: 곡부) in Korean. According to the census held in 2000, the number of the Gokbu Gong clan was 74135, and one of their distant ancestors was Confucius.
|Gokbu Gong clan|
|Connected members||Gong Deok-gwi|
In 1351, Kong Shao (孔紹, 1304-1381; known as 공소 [Gong So] in Korean), claimed to be one of the Duke Yansheng Kong Huan's (孔浣, 53rd generation descendant of Confucius) sons, entered and was naturalized in Goryeo as a fatherly master of Queen Noguk who had an marriage to an ordinary person planned by Gongmin of Goryeo as the Yuan dynasty’s Hanlin Academy. Kong Shao became a Menxia Shilang (hanja: 門下侍郎) and was granted lands in Changwon. Then he became a middle founder of the Gokbu Gong clan.
|Gokbu Gong clan (main line descent)|
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