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Yi Am [ho Kunhae; Koun; Ch’oja; Haengch’on](i)locked

(b 1297; d 1364).

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Korean calligrapher. He is considered one of the last great calligraphers of the Koryŏ period (918–1392). Born into a noble family, at the age of 17 he passed his first examinations and entered the Confucian academy in Kaesŏng, where he eventually rose to prominence in the central administration. Information on his life, and in particular on his career as an official, can be found in the ...

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