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Queen Jeonghyeon or Queen Jung-Hyun (21 July 1462 – 13 September 1530) (정현왕후 윤씨) also known as Queen Dowager Jasun (자순왕대비) was the wife and Queen Consort of King Seongjong of Joseon, the 9th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty. She was of the Papyeong Yun clan[1][2][3]

Queen Jeonghyeon
정현왕후
Queen Dowager of Joseon
Tenure1494 – 1530
PredecessorQueen Ansun
Queen Insu
SuccessorQueen Munjeong
Queen Consort of Joseon
Tenure1480 – 1494
PredecessorDeposed Queen Yun
SuccessorDeposed Queen Shin
Born21 July 1462
Kingdom of Joseon
Died13 September 1530 (aged 68)
Palace Gyeongbok Kingdom of Joseon
SpouseKing Seongjong of Joseon
IssueKing Jungjong of Joseon
Princess Sunsuk
Princess Shinsuk
Posthumous name
자순화혜소의흠숙정현왕후
HousePapyeong Yun
FatherYun Ho
MotherLady Jeon of the Damyang Jeon clan

FamilyEdit

  • Father: Yun Ho (1424 – 9 April 1496) (윤호)
    • Grandfather: Yun Sam-San (1406 – 1457) (윤삼산)
    • Grandmother: Lady Lee of the Goseong Lee clan (고성 이씨)
  • Mother: Lady Jeon of the Damyang Jeon clan (담양 전씨)
    • Grandfather: Jeon Jwa-Myeong (1424 – 1521) (전좌명)
    • Grandmother: Lady Yi of the Jeonju Yi clan (전주 이씨)
  • Husband: King Seongjong of Joseon (20 August 1457 – 20 January 1494) (조선 성종)

In popular cultureEdit

  • Portrayed by Park Young Gwi in the 1995 KBS TV series Jang Nok Soo.
  • Portrayed by Kim Ja-ok in the 1996 KBS TV series Jo Gwang Jo.
  • Portrayed by Yoon Ji Sook in the 1998-2000 KBS TV series King and Queen.
  • Portrayed by Lee Bo Hee in the 2001-2000 SBS TV series Ladies in the Palace.
  • Portrayed by Eom Yoo-shin in the 2003-2004 MBC TV series Dae Jang Geum.
  • Portrayed by Lee Jin in the 2007-2008 SBS TV series The King and I.
  • Portrayed by Do Ji-won in the 2017 KBS2 TV series Queen for Seven Days.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ https://thetalkingcupboard.com/joseon/royal-ladies-of-joseon-dynasty/
  2. ^ Also one of Seongjong's former concubines; also Suk-ui rank, in 1473. Elevated to the rank of Queen Consort in 1479, soon after Lady Yoon had been deposed
  3. ^ Daughter of Yoon Ho (윤호, 1424–1496), Lord Pyeongjeong (평정공), Internal Prince Yeongwon (영원부원군); and Lady Yeon-an, Princess Consort to the Internal Prince, of the Jeon clan (연안부부인 전씨). Elder cousin of Yoon Pil-sang (윤필상, 1427 – April 14, 1504)
Preceded by
Deposed Queen Yun
Queen consort of Korea
1480–1494
Succeeded by
Deposed Queen Shin