The Iron Empress (2009)

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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.

Series Cast

  1. Chae Shi-ra

    Chae Shi-ra

    Empress Chun Chu

    78 Episodes

  2. Lee Duck-hwa

    Lee Duck-hwa

    Kang Kam-Chan

    78 Episodes

  3. Choi Jae-sung

    Choi Jae-sung

    Gang Jo

    78 Episodes

  4. Moon Jeong-hee

    Moon Jeong-hee

    Empress Munhwa

    78 Episodes

  5. Lee In-hye

    Empress Seonjeon

    78 Episodes

  6. Lee In

    Lee In

    King Mokjong

    78 Episodes

  7. Kim Byeong-gi

    Kim Byeong-gi

    78 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2009 | 78 Episodes

Season 1 of The Iron Empress premiered on January 3, 2009.

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The Iron Empress
The Iron Empress


Original Name 천추태후

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Korean


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