Jang Young­sil, The Greatest Scientist in Joseon


Jang Young Sil 장영실 蔣英實 (alt spellings: Jang Yeong-Sil) Born: 1390 (Speculative) Died: sometime after 1442 (exact date unknown) As Seen On TV:  100 years before Nicolaus Copernicus, lived one of the WORLD’s greatest scientist and astronomers, Jang Continue Reading →

Jeong Dojeon (Drama)

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Jeong Dojeon 정도전 is a 2014 50 episode KBS Daeha Drama that tells the story of the events leading to the downfall of the nearly 475 year old Goryeo Dynasty (918–1392) up to the founding Continue Reading →

The Real People Behind JeJoonWon (Part 2)


This is the second part of my article on Jejoongwon (Part 1 here), The SBS drama about the first western hospital and medical school in Korea in 1885. The drama revolves Continue Reading →

The King’s Face

The King's Face

The King’s Face 왕의 얼굴 is a 23 episode KBS2 drama that takes place during the reign of 14th King of Joseon, King Seonjo (1552-1608) who reigned from 1567-1608.  The drama Continue Reading →