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The Iron Empress

historical figure historical drama chinese invasion of korea goryeo dynasty

The Iron Empress

First Air Date: January 03, 2009

First Aired on    :   2009
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   
Networks    :   KBS2
Genres    :   Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   78 episodes in 1 Seasons

Empress Cheonchu is a 2009 South Korean period television series based on the titular character, an actual historical figure and her lifelong struggle to protect the country her ancestors built. The granddaughter of Goryeo Dynasty founder Taejo Wanggeon, the empress ruled as the regent for her son Mokjong, the dynasty's seventh ruler. Determined to realize her ambitious goals for the kingdom of Goryeo, she dons armor, battles against foreign invaders, and tramples her lover, her son and brother in her rise to power.

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Season 1 (2009)

78 episodes

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