TIL Wang Geon, the founder of Goryeo (a medieval Korean kingdom), had 30 wives and 34 children. He married daughters from powerful noble families to have their support. In contrast, his son Gwangjong, wanting to retain power only in the royal family, married his half-sister, and his niece

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