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, meaning "great ancestor," is a name often applied to the founders of Korean dynasties. The term may refer to:
- Taejo of Goguryeo
King Taejo of Goguryeo was the sixth monarch of Goguryeo, the northernmost of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. He is sometimes called Taejo the Great. He rose to the throne following the assassination of King Mobon. Under his reign, the young state expanded its territory and developed into a...
(47-165), born Go Gung, sixth monarch of Goguryeo
- Taejo of Goryeo
Taejo of Goryeo was the founder of the Goryeo Dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century. Taejo ruled from 918 to 943.-Background:...
(877-943), born Wang Geon, founder of the Goryeo dynasty.
- Taejo of Joseon
Taejo of Joseon , born Yi Seong-gye, whose changed name is Yi Dan, was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, and the main figure in overthrowing the Goryeo Dynasty...
(1335-1408), born Yi Seonggye, founder of the Joseon Dynasty