Since his eldest brother, Prince Yangnyong, had been designated crown prince inSejong in early life did not anticipate the throne. He maintained good relations with Japan by King sejong the great three ports and allowing trade with them. As king, Sejong enforced these public policies, but personally he was a devout believer, especially after the death of his wife, Queen Sohon, in On the other hand, anyone could easily learn and write this newly established language.
Copyright The Gale Group, Inc. In Nongsa-jikseol hangul: Sejong was not merely the patron of this alphabet but its actual theoretician and inventor.
Early life[ edit ] Sejong was born on 7 Maythe third son of King Taejong. Considering that the first sentence of the epitaph inscribed on his gravestone was that he was excellent with his studies, We can see how passionate he was about knowledge.
This ploy of the two elder princes ultimately brought Sejong to the throne. Ignoring the criticism of those who felt that it would be a dangerous thing to educate the common people, King Sejong wrote that he had compassion for the many uneducated people who could not express themselves in writing.
From this, we can see that he even respected everything that contradicted his ideas. Seoul, Korea, October, His greatest achievement is the creation of the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, which is still being used today. Second, he promoted learning in all fields.
The scholars of the Hall of Worthies documented history, drafted documents and compiled books on various topics.
King Sejong was an effective military planner. Inthe Muromachi Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu of Japan, ordered the officials of Kyushu to regulate Japanese pirates, and at the same time sent a diplomat to open trade with the Ming dynasty of China. Sejong spent his last years writing Buddhist devotional poetry, much of which still survives.
It consisted of scholars selected by the king. A patron of the arts and sciences, he attracted around him the very best minds of the day. Inhe invented Jagyeongnu, a time alarming machine with an automatic system of a bell, jing, and drum resounding at exact moment by water.
His researchers designed clepsydras, armillary spheres, and other scientific instruments. As a young prince, Sejong excelled in various studies and was favored by King Taejong over his two older brothers.Another Korean historical figure, who is equally as loved as Admiral Yi, is King Sejong the Great.
He was the fourth monarch of the Joseon Dynasty, reigning from King Sejong the Great The greatest person in Korean history Including the fields of Politics, Economy, Culture, Military, as a matter of course, Numerous achievements of King Sejong had developed Joseon into the most powerful and most scientifically advanced country in East Asia.
Sejong facts: Sejong () was a Korean king and inventor of the Korean alphabet. His long reign,is generally acknowledged to have been the most brilliant period of the Yi dynasty. Sejong, formally named Yi To, and known as Pr. Nov 14, · JTBC '인수대비' 1회 Full 영상 다시보기, T-ARA 은정, 채시라, 전혜빈 - Duration: JTBC Dramaviews.
Great King Sejong) is a South Korean historical television series depicting the life of the fourth king of Joseon, Sejong the Great (played by Kim Sang-kyung).
Considered one of the greatest kings in Korean history, Sejong created Hangul, the Korean alphabet. “Sejong the Great “is a full scale politic drama describing how King Sejong and his loyal retainers cooperate and contrive to make his dynasty a better place. While King Sejong was in throne, the Chosun Dynasty enjoyed the most fortunate and happy age ever.
The drama shows the dramatic processes.Download