Jeongjong of Joseon

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Jeongjong of Joseon
朝鮮定宗
조선 정종
Crown prince of Joseon
Tenure14 October 1398 – 22 October 1398
PredecessorCrown Prince Yi Bang-seok
SuccessorCrown Prince Yi Bang-won
King of Joseon
Reign22 October 1398 – 7 December 1400
CoronationGeunjeongjeon Hall, Gyeongbok Palace, Hanseong, Kingdom of Joseon
PredecessorTaejo of Joseon
SuccessorTaejong of Joseon
King Emeritus of Joseon
Tenure7 December 1400 – 24 October 1419
PredecessorTitle established
SuccessorTaejong of Joseon
BornJuly 26, 1357
Hamhung Royal Villa, Gwiju-dong, Hamheung, Kingdom of Goryeo
DiedOctober 24, 1419(1419-10-24) (aged 62)
Indeok Palace, Hanseong, Kingdom of Joseon
Burial
ConsortQueen Jeongan
Posthumous name
  • King Uimun Jangmu Onin Sunhyo the Great
    • 의문장무온인순효대왕
    • 懿文莊武溫仁順孝大王
Temple name
  • Jeongjong (정종, 定宗)
ClanJeonju Yi clan
DynastyHouse of Yi
FatherTaejo of Joseon
MotherQueen Shinui of the Cheongju Han clan
ReligionKorean Buddhism, later Neo-Confucianism
Korean name
Hangul
정종
Hanja
定宗
Revised RomanizationJeongjong
McCune–ReischauerChŏngjong
Birth name
Hangul
이방과, later 이경
Hanja
李芳果, later 李曔
Revised RomanizationI Bang-gwa, later I Gyeong
McCune–ReischauerYi Pang-gwa, later Yi Kyŏng
Courtesy name
Hangul
광원
Hanja
光遠
Revised RomanizationGwangwon
McCune–ReischauerKwangwŏn

Jeongjong of Joseon (26 July 1357 – 24 October 1419) was the second king of the Joseon dynasty. His given name was Yi Bang-gwa (Hangul: 이방과; Hanja: 李芳果). He became king after his father, king Taejo, abdicated (resigned) from the throne. He himself abdicated in 1400.