Jang Young Shil

Jang Young Shil


Total votes: 387

Director: Kim Young Jo

Screenwriter: Lee Myung Hee

Aired on: Jan 2, 2016

Total Episodes: 24

Network: KBS1

Duration: 1 hr. 2 min.

Year: 2016

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 장영실

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative Titles: Jang Yeong Sil, Jang Young Sil, Jang Yeong Shil, Jang Youngsil, Jang Youngsil: The Greatest Scientist of Joseon

Genre: Drama, Historical


The drama series follows the life of Jang Yeong Shil: a scientist, technician and inventor during the Joseon period. Jang Yeong Shil was born in the lower class nobi. King Se Jong notices his abilities and brings him to the palace. King Se Jong grants him a chance to display his abilities. He invents tools like astronomical instruments, an iron printing press and a water clock.


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