Chief Scholar

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Joseon - Government - Central Government - Three Offices
... Office of Censors (Saganwon·사간원) - Its chief function was to remonstrate with the king if there was wrong or improper action or policy ... It was composed of five officials, led by Chief Censor (Daesagan·대사간), of 3rd senior rank ... It was headed by Chief Scholar (Daejehak·대제학), a part-time post of 2nd senior rank that served concurrently in another high post (such as in State Council), and Deputy Chief Scholar (Bujehak ...

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