Gwangjong of Goryeo

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Gwangjong of Goryeo
Emperor of Goryeo
Reign947 - 975
PredecessorChungjong of Joseon
SuccessorGyungjong of Joseon
Born925
DiedMay 30, 975(975-05-30) (aged 49–50)
IssueGyungjong of Joseon,
Queen Mundeok
HouseHouse of Wang
FatherTaejo of Goryeo
MotherQueen Shinmyungsunseong

Gwangjong of Goryeo (Korean: 고려 광종; Hanja: 高麗光宗, 925–975) was a Korean ruler. His real name was Wang So (왕소, 王昭), and his Chinese style name was Ilhwa (일화 日華). He was the 4th King and Emperor of the Goryeo Dynasty from 947 to 975.

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Preceded by
King Chungjong
(King)
Emperor of Goryeo Dynastys
947-975
Succeeded by
King Gyungjong
(King)