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
Japanese castles in Korea
Japanese castles in Korea (Korean: 왜성/倭城, Waeseong; Japanese: 倭城, Wajō) are Japanese castles built along the southern shores of Korea during Japanese invasions of Korea between 1592 and 1598 by the Ja...
Japanese castles in Korea - Wikipedia
Gijang Japanese Castle
Waeseong in Jukseong-ri, Gijang is located in Gijang-gun, Busan Metropolitan City, the Republic of Korea. This is a stone fortress built by the Japanese general, Kuroda Nagamasa who was defending this...
Shin Rip
Shin Rip was a distinguished Korean general who lived from 1546 to 1592. He passed the Korean national military examinations at the age of 22. Sin earned prominence by driving out the Nitanggae barbar...
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...
Myeongjong of Joseon
King Myeongjong (3 July 1534 – 3 August 1567, r. 1545–1567) was the 13th king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. He was the second son of Jungjong, and his mother was Queen Munjeong, who was ...
Ulsan Japanese Castle
Ulsan Japanese Castle (울산왜성, 蔚山倭城) is a Japanese style castle in Ulsan, South Korea which was constructed during the Japanese invasions of Korea (Imjin war) by Kato Kiyomasa's army. Today, Ulsan Japa...
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...
Shiroishi Munezane
Shiroishi Munezane (白石宗実) (1553?–1599) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through Azuchi-Momoyama Period, who served as a retainer of the Date clan. He held the court title of Waka...
Seong Hon
Seong Hon (1535 – 1598) was a Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, and educator of Korea's Joseon Dynasty. He was a close friend of the scholar Yi I(Yulgok) and an older contemporary of Yi Hwang (Toegye...
Namhae Japanese Castle
Namhae Waesong (Hangul: 남해왜성 Japanese: 南海倭城(船所倭城)) is a Japanese-style Castle located on Namhae Island during Hideyoshi's Invasions of Korea between 1593 and 1598.
Namhae Japanese Castle - Wikipedia
Jeong Ki-ryong
Jeong Ki-ryong (1562–1622) was a prominent Korean Army general during the Joseon Dynasty. He fought against the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598) (Seven Years' War), and won the battles of Geoch...
Jeong Ki-ryong - Wikipedia
Japanese Right Army
The Japanese Right Army or Army of the Right was an army of unified Japan during the second wave of Japanese invasions of Korea, in the years 1597-1598. It included forces from several divisions of t...
Japanese Right Army - Wikipedia
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 ...
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Toyotomi Hideyoshi (豊臣 秀吉, February 2, 1536 or March 26, 1537 – September 18, 1598) was a preeminent daimyo, warrior, general, former samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded ...
Toyotomi Hideyoshi - Wikipedia
Kim Myeong-won
Kim Myeong-won (1534–1602) was a high official of the Joseon Dynasty, who served King Seonjo during the Seven Year War. Born to a yangban family of the Gyeongju Kim lineage, he was the son of another...
Song Yingchang
Song Yingchang (traditional Chinese: 宋應昌; simplified Chinese: 宋应昌; pinyin: Sòng Yìngchāng; 1536-1606) was an administrative official during the Ming dynasty, most famously known for managi...
Kim Yuk
Kim Yuk (Hangul: 김육; Hanja: 金堉; 1570 – September 1658) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, politician and writer of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. His nickname was Jamgok (잠곡, 潛谷), Hoijeongdang (회정당, 晦靜堂)...
Kim Yuk - Wikipedia
Busanjinjiseong
The Branch Wall-fortress in Busanjin (also known as Jaseongdae) is located at Beomil-dong, Dong-gu, Busan Metropolitan City, the Republic of Korea. The existing wall-fortress remains were constructed ...
Nose tomb
Nose tombs (鼻の墓) are tombs that contain human noses or other body parts that were severed from Koreans and brought back to Japan as trophies during the Japanese invasions of Korea in the late 16th cen...
Nose tomb - Wikipedia
Kim Chung-seon
Kim Chung-seon (1571–1642) born Sayaka (沙也可) and often known by his pen name Mohadang, was a Japanese general who defected to Korea during the Japanese invasion. Kim Chung-seon is said to have been th...
Yi Bok-nam
Yi Bok-nam(Hanja:李福男, Hangul: 이복남, June 28, 1555 – August 16, 1597) was a Korean naval commander, politicians of Joseon Dynastys. passed the military examination and final position's of Jeonrad...
Yi Bok-nam - Wikipedia