Nam Gon

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In this Korean name, the family name is Nam.

Nam Gon (Korean: 남곤, 南袞, 1471March 10 1527) was a Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, and soldier of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. His nickname was Jijeong (止亭, 지정)·Jijokdang (知足堂, 지족당)·Jijok (知足, 지족), a Chinese style name was Sahwa (士華, 사화). He was a mental grandfather of Song in[1] married to princess Jeongsun (정순옹주, 貞順翁主), illegitimate daughter of King Joseon Jungjong[2]

A member of Sarim (사림, 士林), Vice Prime minister to 1521 and Prime minister of Joseon 1523 to 1527.

Books[change | change source]

  • Jijeongjip (지정집, 止亭集)
  • Yujagwangjeon (유자광전, 柳子光傳)
  • Namakchangsurok (남악창수록, 南岳唱酬錄)

References[change | change source]

  1. his daughter Lady Nam's son
  2. 11th king of Joseon

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Preceded by
Kim Jeon
Prime minister of Joseon Dynasty
1523-1527
Succeeded by
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