Yangcheon Heo clan

Yangcheon Heo clan (Korean양천 허씨; Hanja陽川 許氏) was one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan was in Gangseo District, Seoul. According to the 2015 Korean census, the number of Yangcheon Heo clan is 149,505. Their founder was Heo Seon mun [ja]. He was the descendant of Heo Hwang-ok, who was a queen of the Satavahana dynasty[1] and empress of Suro of Geumgwan Gaya, a first king of Gaya confederacy. Heo Seon mun was appointed as Gongamchonju (hanja: 孔巖村主) because Heo Seon mun made an achievement when Taejo of Goryeo in Goryeo conquered Gyeon Hwon and offered resources.[2]

Yangcheon Heo clan
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CountryKorea
Current regionGangseo District, Seoul
FounderHeo Seon mun [ja]
Connected membersKim Bo-sung
Huh Gak
Hur Kyoung-min
Heo Gyun
Heo Nanseolheon
Heo Mok
Huh Young-man
Hur Jae
Heo Jeok
Huh Jung-moo
Heo Jun
Websitehttp://www.heo.or.kr

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  1. ^ Books, L. L. C. (June 2010). Heo Clans: Gimhae Heo Clan, Yangcheon Heo Clan, Heo Hwang-Ok, Heo Jun, Heo Gyun, Heo Nanseolheon. General Books LLC. ISBN 978-1-158-65805-3.
  2. ^ Academy of Korean Studies 양천허씨 陽川許氏. Academy of Korean Studies.

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