Empress Chun Chu

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Empress Chun Chu


  • Title: 천추태후 (千秋太后) / Cheon Chu Taehu
  • Also known as: The Iron Empress / Empress Chun Choo
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 78
  • Broadcast network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2009-Jan-03 to 2009-Sep-27
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:30
  • Original Soundtrack: Empress Chun Chu OST


The drama is about the third empress of the Goryeo era who fought against the Tungusic people of Manchuria in order to achieve their dream of reclaiming their old land.

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Production Credits


  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award - Actress (Chae Si Ra)
  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Serial Drama - Actor (Kim Suk Hoon)
  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actor Award (Choi Chul Ho)
  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actress Award (Moon Jung Hee)
  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress Award (Kim So Eun)
  • 2009 KBS Drama Awards: Best Young Actress Award (Park Eun Bin)

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  • Filming was halted because actress Chae Si Ra fell off a horse and had to wear a cast for several weeks.

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