Yi Hwang

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Yi Hwang

Yi Hwang (1501–1570) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty Neo-Confucianism philosopher, politician, writer, and poet.

The name he wrote under was Toegye or Toedo. His courtesy name was Gyeongho.[1]

Toegyero, a street in central Seoul, is named after him.[2] His likeness is on the South Korean 1,000 won note.[3]

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  1. (in Korean) Yi Hwang Archived 2011-06-10 at the Wayback Machine at Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
  2. (in Korean) Toegyero[permanent dead link] at Doosan Encyclopedia
  3. (in Korean) The new 1,000 won bill, Maeil Business News, 2006-01-17. Retrieved 2010-07-08.

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