Seong Hui-ahn
Seong Hui-ahn(korean:성희안;成希顔, 1461–1513) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician and Neo-Confucianism Philosopher. .
Kwon (Korean name)
Kwon (Hangul: 권; Hanja: 權) is a Korean family name. Some sources list as many 56 clans, but most of them were merged with the Andong Kwon clan under the Sijeung-gong faction soon after the establishme...
Hong Dae-yong
Hong Dae-yong (Hangul: 홍대용; hanja: 洪大容; 12 May 1731 ~ 17 November 1783), styled Damheon (Hangul: 담헌; hanja: 湛軒, "Relaxed house") was a philosopher, astronomer and mathematician...
Gil Jae
Gil Jae or Kil Jae (1353–1419) was a Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, and writer of Korea's Goryeo Dynasty and early Joseon Dynasty.
Hong Woo-won
Hong Woo-won (Korean:홍우원, hanja:洪宇遠, 1605 - July 27, 1687) was one of the Neo-Confucian scholars, politicians and writers of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. His nickname was Nampa(남파, 南坡), a courtesy name ...
Choi Ik-hyun
Choi Ik-hyun (Hangeul:최익현, Hanja:崔益鉉, Pen name: Myonahm 1833-1906) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty scholar, politician, philosopher, and general of the Korean Righteous Army guerrilla forces. He was a str...
Kim Seok-ju
Kim Seok-ju or Kim Suk-ju (Korean: 김석주, hanja: 金錫冑, 1634 - September 20, 1684) was one of the Neo-Confucian scholars, politicians and writers of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. His nickname was Shigam (식암,...
Chunseong
Chunseong(korean:춘성, hanja:春城, born Lee Changrim (이창림, 李昌林) March 30, 1891 – August 22, 1977) was a South Korean Buddhist monk, scholar, poet, writer, and philosopher. His nickname was Mooaedoin (무애도인...
Moon Ik-chum
Moon Ik-chom(korean:문익점;文益漸, 8 February 1329 – February 1400) was a politician of the Goryeo Dynasty and a Neo-Confucian scholar. His given name was Ik-cheom (익첨 益瞻), his courtesy name ...
Na Hye-sok
Na Hye-sok (Hanja: 羅蕙錫, Hangul: 나혜석, 18 April 1896 – 10 December 1948) was a Korean poet, feminist writer, painter, educator, and journalist. Her pen name was Jeongwol (Hangul: 정월, 晶月).She was th...
Heo Jong-suk
Heo Jong-suk (korean: 허정숙, hanja: 許貞淑, July 16, 1908 - June 5, 1991) was a Korean independence activist and writer, Journalist, Communism activist, feminist, sex positive activist. Her real name was J...
Seong Hon
Seong Hon (1535 – 1598) was a Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, and educator of Korea's Joseon Dynasty. He was a close friend of the scholar Yi I(Yulgok) and an older contemporary of Yi Hwang (Toegye...
Pak Je-ga
Pak Je-ga (Hangul: 박제가; hanja: 朴齊家; 1750–1815) was a scholar of school of Practical learning (Silhak) in the late Joseon Dynasty. He was a student of Park Ji-won.
Pak Je Ga was a...
Ha Ryun
Ha Ryun (December 22, 1347 – November 6, 1416), also spelled Ha Yun, was a Joseon Dynasty politician and Neo-Confucian scholar, educator, and writer.
Yi Su-hyung
Yi Su-hyung(1435–1528) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty's politician and Confucian scholar, writer, and poet. His pen-names were Dochon and Gongbukheon. After Sejo of Joseon usurped the throne and the loss...
Kim Jeong-hui
Kim Jeong-hui (김정희, 金正喜, [kimdʑʌŋhi] born on the 3rd day of the 6th lunar month 1786, died on the 10th day of the 10th lunar month 1856) was one of the most celebrated practitioners of calligraphy, e...
Kim Jip
Kim Jip (1574–1656) was a Korean Joseon Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, educator and writer. He was from the Gwangsan Kim clan. He was the son of Sagye Kim Jang-saeng and the grand uncle of Kim M...
Song Siyeol
Song Si-yeol (Korean: 송시열, Hanja: 宋時烈, 30 December 1607 - 19 July 1689), also known by his pennames U-am (우암) and U-jae (우재) or by the honorific Songja (Korean: 송자, Hanja: 宋子), was a Joseon st...
Park Gyu-su
Park Gyu-su (박규수, 朴珪壽, 1807–1877) was a scholar-bureaucrat, a teacher, a politician and a diplomat of Joseon Dynasty Korea. He was known as a pioneer of the enlightenment group. Park Gyu-su was ...
Han (Korean name)
Han (韓) is the common English spelling of 한, a common Korean family name. According to the 2000 census, 한 (韓) is the 7th most common surname in the Republic of Korea. In Sino-Korean, it literally mean...
T. K. Seung
T. K. Seung is a Korean American philosopher and literary critic. His academic interests cut across diverse philosophical and literary subjects, including ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of l...
Jeong Mong-ju
Jeong Mong-ju (1337–1392), often known by his pen name Poeun, was a Korean civil minister and scholar during the late period of the Goryeo dynasty.
He was born in Yeongcheon, Gyeongsang prov...
Hyujeong
Little is known of the early life of Seosan Daesa (Korean: 서산대사, Hanja: 西山大師)(1520-1604) other than that he was born in 1520 and that he became a monk. As was common for monks in this time, he travell...
Hong Dal-son
General Hong Dal-son(hangul:홍달손, hanja:洪達孫, 1415–72) was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician and soldier. He served King Sejo, and was viceprime minister of Joseon Dynastys from 1467 to 1472. His court...
Yun Geun-su
Yun Geun-su(윤근수, 尹根壽, 1537–1619) was Korean Joseon Dynastys politicians and Writer, Neo-Confucian scholars. a penname was Woljeong(월정, 月汀), Woiam(외암, 畏菴), courtesy name was Jagoh(자고, 子固).
Seo Gyeong-deok
Seo Gyeong-deok (1489–1546) was a Korean Neo-Confucianist philosopher during the Joseon Dynasty.