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Great Merchant Kim Man-Duk TV Series, The (2010)

Ż 踸, Merchant Kim Man-Deok, Colossus Kim Man Deok


genre: TV, Drama, Traditional, History, Business
country: South Korea
Introduction
Broadcast: March 6, 2010 ~ June 13, 2010
Episodes: 30

This drama depicts the life of Kim Man Deok, a woman born on Jeju Island who transcended her lowly status as a gisaeng as well as the restraints of her birthplace, considered at the time to be a remote place of exile, to become a successful female merchant in the Joseon Era. She later became a famous model of virtue and nobility when she donated all her assets to aid the residents of Jeju during a famine, saving countless lives.
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"The Great Merchant" is based on the life of Kim Man Deok (1739-1812) - a wealthy merchant who sold her entire assets after a severe famine on Jeju Islands and donated 90% of the proceeds to help the starving people of Jeju Island. A memorial was created for Kim Man Deok on Jeju Island in 1978 and Jeju Island also presents a yearly Man-deok Award to two outstanding ladies that those those in need.



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Released: Mar 6, 2010

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Production: KBS
Distribution: KBS
Investment: KBS
Public Relation: KBS

Format: HD
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
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