Azuchi–Momoyama period
The Azuchi–Momoyama period (安土桃山時代, Azuchi-Momoyama jidai) is the final phase of the Warring States period (戦国時代, Sengoku jidai) in Japan. These years of political unification led to t...
Azuchi–Momoyama period - Wikipedia
Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)
The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597. The conflict ended in 1598 with the wit...
Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) - Wikipedia
Muromachi period
The Muromachi period (室町時代, Muromachi jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Ashikaga era, or the Ashikaga period) is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1337 to 157...
Muromachi period - Wikipedia
Shinjo Naoyori
Shinjō Naoyori (新庄 直頼, 1538 - February 8, 1613) was a Japanese samurai of the mid-Sengoku period through early Edo period. The son of Shinjō Naomasa (lord of Asazuma Castle), he served as a retain...
Yi Eokgi
Yi Eok-gi (3 September 1561– 27 August 1597) was the commander of the Eastern Jeolla Fleet and later came to be the commander of the Western Jeolla Fleet. At age 32, despite being 15 years younger tha...
Nanboku-cho period
The Nanboku-chō period (南北朝時代, Nanboku-chō jidai, "South and North courts period", also known as the Northern and Southern Courts period), spanning from 1334 to 1392, was a period that occurre...
Nanboku-cho period - Wikipedia
Military history of Japan
The military history of Japan is characterized by a long period of clan warfare until the 12th century AD, followed by feudal wars which sometimes culminated in a military government called a shogunat...
Military history of Japan - Wikipedia
Muramasa
Muramasa Sengo (千子 村正, Sengo Muramasa) was a famous swordsmith who founded the Muramasa school and lived during the Muromachi period (14th to 16th centuries) in Japan. Oscar Ratti and Adele We...
Muramasa - Wikipedia
Ishikawa Goemon
Ishikawa Goemon (石川 五右衛門, 1558 – October 8, 1594) was a semi-legendary Japanese outlaw hero who stole gold and valuables and gave them to the poor. Goemon is notable for being boiled alive a...
Ishikawa Goemon - Wikipedia
Heo Jun
Heo Jun (허준, 1537?/1539 – 9 October 1615) was a court physician of the Yangcheon Heo clan during the reign of King Seonjo of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. He was appointed as a court physician at the a...
Kwon Yul
Kwon Yul (1537–1599) was a Korean Army General and the Commander-in-chief (도원수; 導元帥) of the Joseon Dynasty, who successfully led the Korean forces against Japan during the Japanese invasions of Korea ...