Dae Wang Sejong

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Dae Wang Sejong


  • Title: 대왕 세종 (大王世宗) / Dae Wang Sejong
  • Also known as: The Great King Sejong / King Sejong / Sejong the Great
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 86
  • Broadcast network: KBS1 (ep.1-26), KBS2 (ep.27-86)
  • Broadcast period: 2008-Jan-05 to 2008-Nov-16
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:30
  • Original Soundtrack: Dae Wang Sejong OST


This drama is about the life of the fourth king of the Choson Dynasty, King Sejong. He is best remembered for creating the native Korean alphabet, Hangul.


Main cast

Joseon Royal Family
Kings of Joseon

Sejong's ministers and supporters

Former king's ministers


Ming Dynasty
Japanese people
Other people
More Extended Cast & Guests

Episode Ratings

Source: TNS Media Korea


  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Weekly Drama - Actor (Lee Won Jong)
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Weekly Drama - Actress (Lee Yoon Ji)
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Best Young Actor Award (Lee Hyun Woo)

Production Credits

External Links

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Dae Jo Yeong Saturday & Sunday 21:30 Empress Chun Chu