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Sejong the Great

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Sejong the Great and Hangul, Korean alphabet

 

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Civilization V Leader Sejong the Great

 

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Shield of sea: Sejong the Great destroyer, P-3C maritime patrol aircraft

 

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Republic of Korea Sejong the Great-Class Destroyer Sejong the Great (DDG 991)Departs

 

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[ENG sub] The Great King Sejong (대왕세종) Trailer

Sejong the Great was the fourth king of Choson-dynasty Korea. He was the third son of King Taejong and Queen consort Min. He was designated as heir-apparent, Crown Prince, after his older brother Prince Yangnyeong was stripped of his title. He ascended to the throne in 1418. During the first four years of his reign, Taejong governed as regent, after which his father-in-law, Sim On, and his close associates were executed.
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