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Gwangjong of Goryeo

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Gwangjong of Goryeo
Emperor of Goryeo
PredecessorJeongjong of Goryeo
SuccessorGyeongjong of Goryeo
DiedMay 30, 975(975-05-30) (aged 49–50)
SpouseQueen Daemok
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 courtesy 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 Jeongjong
King of Goryeo
Succeeded by
King Gyeongjong