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Dangun Wanggeom or Tangun was the legendary founder of Gojoseon, the first ever Korean kingdom, around present-day Liaoning, Manchuria, and the northern part of Korean Peninsula. He is said to be the "grandson of heaven" and "son of a bear", and to have founded the kingdom in 2333 BC. The earliest recorded version of the Dangun legend appears in the 13th-century Samguk Yusa, which cites China's Book of Wei and Korea's lost historical record Gogi (고기, ).

Dangun (disambiguation)

Dangun can refer to:

  • Dangun, the legendary founder of Gojoseon.
    • Any of the early kings ("Danguns") of Gojoseon or Bukbuyeo, see List of Korean monarchs.
  • Dan-Gun, a hyung in Taekwon-Do.
  • Dangun Feveron, a vertical scrolling shooter game.
  • Dangun Racers, a brand of model racing car.