Total votes: 2

Director: Lee Byung Hoon

Screenwriter: Shin Bong Woo

Aired on: May 6, 1990

Total Episodes: 32

Network: MBC

Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.

Year: 1990

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 대원군

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Genre: Historical


The Daewonfire-arm of the title refers to Heungseon Daewonfire-arm, or Yi Ha Eung, a descendent of King Yeongjo and regent to King Gojong. He was a key political figure in the last days of Joseon, and is one of the main focuses of the eleventh and last part of the 500 Years of Joseon Dynasty series. This episode details the years spanning from the reign of King Cheoljong to the Empire underGojong and Empress Myeongseong, and finally the fall of the dynasty.


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