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Many great men come from humble beginnings. During the end of the tumultuous Chosun Dynasty, Chun Bong Sam is a poor peddler who inherits a run-down inn. Through hard work and perseverance against a corrupt bureaucracy, Bong Sam achieves great success and becomes a powerful merchant. Can he help shape the way that industry and business should be done in the emerging modern era?

It is based on the novel “Gaekju” by Kim Joo Young.

Series Cast

  1. Jang Hyuk

    Jang Hyuk

    Chun Bong-sam

    41 Episodes

  2. Han Chae-ah

    Han Chae-ah

    Jo So-sa

    41 Episodes

  3. Kim Min-jung

    Kim Min-jung


    41 Episodes

  4. Yu Oh-seong

    Yu Oh-seong

    Gil So-gae

    41 Episodes

  5. Lee Duck-hwa

    Lee Duck-hwa

    Shin Seok-ju

    41 Episodes

  6. Park Eun-hye

    Park Eun-hye

    Chun So-rye

    41 Episodes

  7. Kim Kyu-chul

    Kim Kyu-chul

    Kim Bo-hyun

    41 Episodes

  8. Jung Tae-woo

    Jung Tae-woo


    41 Episodes

  9. Moon Ga-young

    Moon Ga-young


    41 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2015 | 41 Episodes

Season 1 of The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 premiered on September 23, 2015.

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The Merchant: Gaekju 2015


Original Name 장사의 신 - 객주 2015

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Korean


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