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Korean Historical Drama 2011

Updated on October 12, 2014

List of Korean Historical / Sageuk Drama in 2011


Korean history is very rich, it started from the pre-historical era to the Three Kingdoms era, the famous Joseon dynasty, Korean Empire and the division of South & North Korea.

I never put any attention to Korean culture & history, until I get addicted to Korean Historical Drama. When I watch these kind of dramas, I would start to research what truly happened during the era portrayed in the drama and it's amazing how Korean people can use the facts and things which did happen during that era into an entertaining drama.

Year 2011 is another year of Korean Historical Drama and here you will find list of Korean Historical Drama aired in South Korea in 2011.

What's Your Favorite Korean Historical Drama in 2011?

List of K-Historical Drama 2011

The Duo

The Duo
The Duo

Drama which portrays story two men (Chun Dung & Gwi Dong) who were switched at birth and living in totally different world as their parents. Two different worlds, the noblemen & the beggars. Chun Dung was a nobleman however, he lives in a beggar world with his (fake aka Gwi Dong) mother, Mak Soon. Gwi Dong who was a beggar living in a lavish life as a nobleman and becomes a chief officer.

These two men whose fate were in the hands of Soe Dol (a beggar who switched them on birth), fall in love with the same talented, studious girl, Sung Dong Nyeo.

So, what will happen when both of them find out their real family?

=== The story is set in Korea on the late Joseon dynasty period ===

Number of Episodes: 32

Original run: February 7, 2011 - May 24, 2011 on MBC

Main Cast Members: Chun Jung Myung as Chun Dung, Lee Sang Yoon as Kim Gwi Dong, Han Ji Hye as Sung Dong Nyeo, Seo Hyeon Jin as Dal Yi, Lee Moon Sik as (Beggar) Jang Kkok Ji, Seo Lee Suk as Keun Nyeo, Ahn Yun Hong as Ja Geum Nyeo, Jung Kyung Ho as Kkul Ddeok, Choi Jong Hwan as Kim Jin Sa, Lim Chae Won as Madam Kwon, Yoon Yoo Sun as Mak Soon, Jung In Gi as Soe Dol, No Young Hak as Young Cheon Doong

Highest Rating: 16.3 (Episode 8) [Nationwide], 19.7% (Episode 8) [Seoul] based on TNS

Official Website: The Duo MBC Official Website

King Gwanggaeto, the Great Conqueror

King Gwanggaeto, the Great Conqueror
King Gwanggaeto, the Great Conqueror

In this drama, we will follow the story of one of the two the great King in the Korean history, King Gwanggaeto the Great. He was the 19th ruler of the Goguryeo dynasty.

=== The story is set in Korea during Goguryeo dynasty period ===

Number of Episodes: 60

Original run: June 4, 2011 - TBA on KBS1

Main Cast Members: Lee Tae Gon as Prince Damdeok (later on King Gwanggaeto the Great), Kim Seung Su as Go Oun, Oh Ji Eun as Do Young, Im Ho as Mo Yong, Hong Kyeong In as Yeon Sal Ta, Lee In Hae as Yak Yeon, Kim Jin Tae as Go Mu, Nam Sung Jin as Go Chang, Lee Won Bal as Mo Du Young, Im Dae Ho as Mo Du Ru, Jung Tae Woo as Dam Mang

Highest Rating: TBA

Official Website: King Gwanggaeto, the Great Conqueror KBS Official Website [Korean] & [English]

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King Gwanggaeto, the Great Conqueror Trailer

Video Credit: KBS World

Warrior Baek Dong Soo

Warrior Baek Dong Soo
Warrior Baek Dong Soo
Warrior Baek Dong Su
Warrior Baek Dong Su

This drama portrays a story about the most famous warrior during the reign of King Jeong Jo, Warrior Baek Dong Su. Follow his journey as he implements martial arts guide & practices during this era.

=== This drama is set in Korea during the reigns of King Jeong Jo (1776 to 1800) of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea ===

Number of Episodes: 24

Original run: July 4, 2011 - TBA on SBS

Main Cast Members: Ji Chang Wook as Baek Dong Su, Yoo Seung Ho as Yeo Wun, Yoon So Yi as Hwang Jin Ju, Shin Hyun Bin as Yu Ji Seon, Jeon Gwang Ryeol as Kim Gwang Taek, Choi Min Soo as Cheon, Yeo Jin Goo as (Young) Baek Dong Su, Park Gun Tae as (Young) Yeo Wun, Lee Hye In as (Young) Hwang Jin Ju, Nam Ji Hyun as (Young) Yu Ji Seon

Highest Rating: TBA

Official Website: Warrior Baek Dong Soo SBS Official Website

Official Youtube Channel: SBS BaekDongSoo

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Warrior Baek Dong Soo Trailer

Video Credit: SBS

The Princess Man

The Princess Man
The Princess Man

Drama about two lovers who fall in love and have to fight for their love against the past family politic betrayal.

=== This drama is set in Korea during the reigns of King Mun Jong (1450 to 1452) & King Sejo (1455-1468) of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea ===

Number of Episodes: 24

Original run: July 20, 2011 - October 6, 2011 on KBS2

Main Cast Members: Park Si Hoo as Kim Seung Yu, Moon Chae Won as Se Ryeong, Song Jong Ho as Shin Myun , Hong Soo Hyun as Princess Gyeong Hye, Lee Soon Jae as Kim Jong Seo, Kim Young Chul as General Sooyang / Prince Suyang, Lee Min Woo as Jungjong , Jung Dong Hwan as King Mun Jong, Lee Hyo Jung as Shin Sook Joo

Highest Rating: 24.9% [Nationwide] based on AGB Nielsen

Official Website: The Princess Man KBS Official Website

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The Princess' Man Trailer

Video Credit: KBS World

The Princess Man Episodes Preview

The Princess Man Video Credits to KBS Drama Youtube Channel

Gye Baek

Gye Baek
Gye Baek

Follow the journey of General Gye Baek who was a loyal general to King Uija and had to sacrifice his own family in order to protect them from the enemies.

=== This drama is set in Korea during the reigns of King Uija (641 to 660) of the Baekje Dynasty of Korea ===

Number of Episodes: 32

Original run: July 25, 2011 - TBA on MBC

Main Cast Members: Lee Seo Jin as General Gye Baek, Jo Jae Hyeon as King Uija, Oh Yeon Soo as Sa Taek Bi, Song Ji Hyo as Eun Ko, Hyo Min as Cho Young

Lee Hyun Woo as (Young) Gye Baek, No Young Hak as (Young) King Uija, Park Eun Bin as (Young) Eun Ko, Han Bo Bae as (Young) Cho Young

Highest Rating: TBA

Official Website: Gye Baek MBC Official Website

Image Credit

Gye Baek Trailer

Video Credit: MBC

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