Cheok Yi

Cheok Yi (1874 - 1926)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Cheok Yi
Born in Changdeok Palace, Seoul, Joseon dynasty, Koreamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half] and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Changdeok Palace, Keijo (Seoul), Korea under Japanese rule, Koreamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jan 2018
This page has been accessed 52 times.

Categories: Korean Notables | Korean Empire.



Korean Name
Westernized: Yi Cheok (Yi is the Family Name, Cheok is the Given Name)
Hangul/Hanja: (융희제 / 隆熙帝)
Courtesty Name: Gundang
Temple Name: Sunjong

Period of Reign: 20 July 1907 – 29 August 1910

Sunjong, the Emperor Yunghui (b. 25 March 1874 – d. 24 April 1926) was the second and the last Emperor of Korea of the Yi dynasty.


Father: Emperor Gojong (고종), Yi Meong-bok

Mother: Empress Myeongseong of the Yeoheung Min clan (명성황후 민씨, 1851–1895)

Consorts and their Respective Issue(s)

  1. Empress Sunmyeong of the Yeoheung Min clan (순명황후 민씨, 1872–1904) – born to Min Tae-ho, leader of the Yeoheung Min clan; relative of Empress Myeongseong. She died before her husband was enthroned.
  2. Empress Sunjeong of the Haepyeong Yun clan (순정황후 윤씨, 1894–1966) – daughter of Marquis Yun Taek-yeong.

Posthumous Name

  • His Imperial Majesty Emperor Sunjong Munon Muryeong Donin Seonggyeong of Korea
  • 대한제국순종문온무령돈인성경황제폐하
  • 大韓帝國純宗文溫武寧敦仁誠敬皇帝陛下
  • Daehan Jeguk Sunjong Munon Muryeong Donin Seonggyeong Hwangje Pyeha


More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

No known carriers of Cheok's ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Sunjong of the Korean Empire
Sunjong of the Korean Empire

  • Login to edit this profile.
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)

Cheok is 36 degrees from Walter Morrison, 39 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 28 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

Y  >  Yi  >  Cheok Yi