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Deokjong of Goryeo
Hangul 덕종
Hanja 德宗
Revised Romanization Deokjong
McCune–Reischauer Tŏkchong
Birth name
Hangul 왕흠
Hanja 王欽
Revised Romanization Wang Heum
McCune–Reischauer Wang Hŭm
Courtesy name
Hangul 원량
Hanja 元良
Revised Romanization Wollyang
McCune–Reischauer Wŏllyang

Deokjong of Goryeo (1016-1034, r. 1031-1034) was the 9th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The son of Hyeonjong, he was confirmed as Crown Prince in 1022. During his reign, the national histories begun under his father were completed, and the construction of the long Cheolli Jangseong wall began.

After ascending the throne in 1031, Deokjong requested that the Khitan return their Goryeo prisoners and pull back from the Yalu River. After this request was refused, he turned to fortifying the northern frontier.

See also

Preceded by
Hyeonjong
Rulers of Korea
(Goryeo Dynasty)
1031–1034
Succeeded by
Jeongjong

Deokjong of Goryeo
Hangul 덕종
Hanja 德宗
Revised Romanization Deokjong
McCune–Reischauer Tŏkchong
Birth name
Hangul 왕흠
Hanja 王欽
Revised Romanization Wang Heum
McCune–Reischauer Wang Hŭm
Courtesy name
Hangul 원량
Hanja 元良
Revised Romanization Wollyang
McCune–Reischauer Wŏllyang

Deokjong of Goryeo (1016–1034) (r. 1031–1034) was the 9th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. The son of Hyeonjong, he was confirmed as Crown Prince in 1022. During his reign, the national histories begun under his father were completed, and the construction of the long Cheolli Jangseong wall began.

After ascending the throne in 1031, Deokjong requested that the Khitan return their Goryeo prisoners and pull back from the Yalu River. After this request was refused, he turned to fortifying the northern frontier.

See also

Preceded by
Hyeonjong
Rulers of Korea
(Goryeo Dynasty)
1031–1034
Succeeded by
Jeongjong
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