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In this Korean name, the family name is Wang.
Gwangjong of Goryeo
Emperor of Goryeo
Reign 947 - 975
Born (925-12-00)December 0, 925invalid monthinvalid day
Died May 30, 975(975-05-30) (aged 50)
Predecessor Chungjong of Joseon
Successor Gyungjong of Joseon
Consort Queen Daemok
Children Gyungjong of Joseon,
Queen Mundeok
Royal House House of Wang
Father Taejo of Goryeo
Mother Queen Shinmyungsunseong

Gwangjong of Goryeo (Korean: 고려 광종; Hanja: 高麗光宗, 925–975) was a Korean ruler. His real name was Wang So (왕소, 王昭), and his Chinese style name was Ilhwa (일화 日華). He was the 4th King and Emperor of the Goryeo Dynasty from 947 to 975.


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