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Chung Nanjung

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Died  13 November 1565
Similar  Queen Munjeong, Park Joo‑Mi, Jang Nok‑su, Jungjong of Joseon, Hui‑bin Jang

Chung Nanjung (hangul: 정난정; hanja: 鄭蘭貞, ? - November 13, 1565) was a Korean (Joseon Dynasty) politician and philosopher. She was a concubine and the 2nd wife of Yun Won-hyung, Prime minister and 13th King Myeongjong's uncle, and was close to her sister-in-law Queen Munjeong. She had Yun Won-hyung's first wife poisoned to death. In 1565, after the death of Queen Munjeong, she as well as her husband were put to death by Myeongjong.



  • Father: Jeong Yun-Gyeom (1463 - 1536) (정윤겸)
  • Mother: Lady Nam (남씨)
  • Husband: Yun Won-Hyeong (1509 – 18 November 1565) (윤원형)
  • Daughter: Lady Yun of the Papyeong Yun clan (파평 윤씨)
  • In fiction

    The 2016 MBC 50-episode TV drama The Flower in Prison, that mixes in some historical narrative with some fiction, features Park Joo-mi as Chung Nanjung. Some of the historically correct facts included: her relationship with Yun won-hyung, her proximity to the queen, and her poisoning of Yun won-hyung's first wife.

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  • Chung Nanjung (Korean)
  • Chung Nanjung:Korean historical person information (Korean)
  • Chung Nanjung (Korean)
  • Chung Nanjung (Korean)
  • References

    Chung Nanjung Wikipedia

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