The new era of Joseon has started! The late 14th c, Goryeo. Abuse of power and corruption made people to leave the government offices and only the corrupted people are left in the high offices. When there seem to be no hope, there are a group of young people who values the meaning of scholar heavily. They are the Sungkyunkwan scholars who have dreams to bring peace to the world and they were the hope of Goryeo. Sambong Jung Do Jun is one of them. He believed that the old corrupted government should be destroyed and the destiny of scholars is to build an idealistic country. This isn't an ordinary revolution. Jung Do Jun's meticulous plans for a new future will create a whole new civilization. A politician who will wipe away our tears, the story of his life and destiny unfolds.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Jeong Do Jeon - Jeong Dojeon - Netflix
Jeong Dojeon (Korean: 정도전, Hanja: 鄭道傳, 1342 – October 6, 1398), also known by his pen name Sambong (Korean: 삼봉), was a prominent Korean scholar-official during the late Goryeo to the early Joseon periods. He served as the First Prime Minister (or First Chief State Councillor) of Joseon, from 1392 until 1398 when he was killed by Yi Bang-won, the fifth son of Yi Seong-gye, the founder of the Joseon dynasty. Jeong Dojeon was an adviser to Yi Seong-gye and also the principal architect of the Joseon dynasty's policies, laying down the kingdom's ideological, institutional, and legal frameworks which would govern it for five centuries.
Jeong Do Jeon - In popular culture - Netflix
Portrayed by Lee Ho-jae in the 1983 MBC TV series 500 Years of Joseon: The King of Chudong Palace. Portrayed by Kim Heung-ki in the 1996-1998 KBS1 TV series Tears of the Dragon. Portrayed by Baek Seung-hyeon in the 2012-2013 SBS TV series The Great Seer. Portrayed by Cho Jae-hyun and Kang Yi-seok in the 2014 KBS1 series Jeong Dojeon. Portrayed by Ahn Nae-sang in the 2014 film The Pirates. Portrayed by Kim Myung-min in the 2015-2016 SBS TV series Six Flying Dragons.
Jeong Do Jeon - References - Netflix