King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all. King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all.
King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all.
Lisa Lim
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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

How 15th-century King Sejong the Great helped make Korea literate

  • Logical and easily learned, Hangul was just one of many accomplishments of the monarch
  • Adopted centuries after it was created, the language helped Korea achieve almost 100 per cent literacy

King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all. King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all.
King Sejong the Great of the Joseon dynasty, who developed Hangul and made literacy accessible to all.
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