Yi Hae-won

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Princess Yi Hae-won
Princess of Korea
Member of the House of Yi[1]
Period16 July 2005 – 8 February 2020
PredecessorCrown Prince Yi Gu
Born(1919-04-24)24 April 1919
Sadong Palace, Seoul, Japanese Korea
Died8 February 2020(2020-02-08) (aged 100)
SpouseLee Seunggyu
HouseYi
FatherPrince Yi Kang of Korea
MotherYi Hui-chun
Yi Haewŏn
Hangul
이해원
Hanja
李海瑗
Revised RomanizationYi Hae-won
McCune–ReischauerYi Hae-wŏn

Princess Yi Haewŏn (24 April 1919 – 8 February 2020) was a descendant of the Joseon dynasty (Empire of Korea). She was the second daughter of Prince Imperial Ui of Korea, the fifth son of Emperor Gojong of Korea.

Yi was the eldest of the surviving daughters of Prince Imperial Ui, and one of several descendants, including her brother King Yi Seok and her nephew, Yi Won, who claimed to be the legitimate heir to the throne of the Korean Imperial Household.[2][3]

Yi died on 8 February 2020 at the age of 100.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 최정민, 김효정 (2 November 2018). "마지막 황손 이석, '할아버지 고종 황제, 제대로 평가되길'" – via www.bbc.com.
  2. Kim So-min (김소민) (6 April 2010). 아직 끝나지않은'황실의 추억'. HeraldBiz (in Korean). Seoul: Herald Media. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  3. 전주이씨 대동종약원 "女皇 추대는 억지 장난". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). Seoul. Yonhap. 2 October 2006. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  4. "조선황실 마지막 옹주 이해원씨 별세". monthly.chosun.com (in Korean). 9 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2020.