500 Years of Joseon Dynasty
- Title: 조선왕조 오백년 / Joseon Wangjo Ohbaek Nyeon
- Also known as: 조선왕조 500년 / The 500 Years of Joseon Dynasty
- Genre: Historical
- Broadcast network: MBC
- Broadcast period: 1983-Mar-31 to 1990-Dec-23
500 Years of Joseon Dynasty is a series of historical dramas spread over 8 years that depicted all the major reigns in a dynasty that had lasted for five centuries. Helmed by director Lee Byung Hoon and writer Shin Bong Seung, it is composed of 11 separate series or 'episodes' based on exhaustive historical research into the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty.
- There was a 1 year hiatus from 1987 to 1988 due to the huge controversy over the third episode, The Ume Tree in the Midst of the Snow.
- Director: Lee Byung Hoon, Kim Jong Hak, Jang Soo Bong, Yoo Gil Chon (유길촌)
- Screenwriter: Shin Bong Seung