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...
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Oda Nobunaga
Oda Nobunaga (織田 信長,  Oda Nobunaga , June 23, 1534 – June 21, 1582) was a powerful samurai daimyo and warlord of Japan in the late 16th century who initiated the unification of Japan...
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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 ...
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Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598)
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 by 1598 in a militar...
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Senhime
Senhime or Lady Sen (千姫) (May 26, 1597 – March 11, 1666) was the eldest daughter of the shogun Tokugawa Hidetada and his wife Oeyo. She was born during the Warring-States period of Japanese ...
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Joseon Dynasty
Joseon (Korean: 조선; Hanja: 朝鮮; also Chosŏn, Choson, Chosun, Cho-sen) was a Korean kingdom founded by Taejo Yi Seong-gye that lasted for approximately five centuries, from July 1392 to October 1897...
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Battle of Komaki and Nagakute
The Battle of Komaki and Nagakute (小牧・長久手の戦い, Komaki-Nagakute no Tatakai) was a series of battles in 1584 between the forces of Hashiba Hideyoshi (who would become Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1586) ...
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Yi Sun-sin
Yi Sun-shin (Hangul: 이순신; hanja: 李舜臣; April 28, 1545 – December 16, 1598) was a Korean naval commander, famed for his victories against the Japanese navy during the Imjin war in the Joseon...
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Battle of Jeokjinpo
Battle of Jeokjinpo was fought on 8 May 1592. After the Battle of Happo, further reports of an additional 13 Japanese ships prevented Yi Sun-sin and his fleet from resting long on the morning of May 8...
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Battle of Happo
The Battle of Happo was a naval engagement on May 7, 1592, one of the three Joseon naval campaigns of 1592 conducted by Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin during Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598) against...
Military history of Korea
Korea's military history spans back thousands of years, beginning with the early struggles of the ancient Kingdom of Gojoseon. Its long history consists of the many successful repulsions of major inva...
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Hamgyong campaign
The Hamgyong Campaign also known as Kato Kiyomasa's Northern Campaign, is Kato Kiyomasa's invasion of the North-Eastern part of Korea, during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598), which occurr...
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Siege of Yeongwon

The boldness of uprisings against Japanese occupation in northern Kangwon even led them to threaten Seoul itself, so Ito Suketaka marched against their main base.The governor Kim Jae-gap hastily ...
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Battle of Dangpo
The naval Battle of Dangpo was a battle during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598). between Korean and Japanese naval forces. It resulted in a Korean victory.
The day after the Battle of S...
Siege of Busan
The Siege of Busanjin was a battle fought at Busan on April 13th-14th, 1592, between Japanese and Korean forces. Along with Dadaejin, Busanjin of Dongnae-bu was the site of the first battle in the Imj...
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Battle of Sacheon (1598)
The 1598 battle of Sacheon (泗川) was a siege by Korean and Chinese forces against the Japanese fortification of Sacheon on September 28–29, 1598, during Toyotomi Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea. The Ja...
Battle of Yamazaki
The Battle of Yamazaki (山崎の戦い, Yamazaki no tatakai) was fought in 1582 in Yamazaki, Japan, located in current day Kyoto Prefecture. This battle is sometimes referred to as the Battle of Mt. T...
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Toyotomi Hidetsugu
Toyotomi Hidetsugu (豊臣 秀次, 1568 – July 15, 1595) was a nephew and retainer of Toyotomi Hideyoshi who lived during the Sengoku period of the 16th century of Japan.A practitioner of the shudō ...
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Battle of Okpo
The Battle of Okpo was a two-day fight around the harbor of Okpo at Geoje Island, Korea, in 1592. It was the first naval battle of the Imjin War and the first victory of Admiral Yi against Japanese n...
Battle of Sangju (1592)
The Battle of Sangju was one of the first battles in the First phase of the Japanese Invasions of Korea (Imjin War). The Koreans attempted to stop the Japanese invasion and prevent the siege of Fort C...
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Siege of Jinju (1592)
The Siege of Jinju was one of two battles during the Japanese invasions of Korea; the first in 1592, and the second in 1593. The second battle of Jinju was not as successful, and it fell to the Japane...
List of battles during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598)
There were many recorded and unrecorded battles during the Japanese invasions of Korea between 1592 and 1598. The major battles include:
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Jurakudai
The Jurakudai or Jurakutei (聚楽第) was a lavish palace constructed at the order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in Kyoto, Japan. Construction began in 1586, when Hideyoshi had taken the post of kanpaku, and requi...
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Battle of Myeongnyang
In the Battle of Myeongnyang, on October 26, 1597, the Joseon kingdom's navy, led by Admiral Yi Sun-sin, fought the Japanese navy in the Myeongnyang Strait, near Jindo Island, off the southwest corner...
Won (surname)
Won is a Korean family name. As of the South Korean census of 2000, there were total of 120,465 people by this surname, or about .2% of the population. Of these, more than 99% used the hanja 元 for th...
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...
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Oeyo
Oeyo (於江与), Gō (江), Ogō (小督) or Satoko (達子) : 1573 – September 15, 1626) was a prominently-placed female figure in late-Sengoku period. She married three times, first to Saj...
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Battle of Imjin River (1592)
The Battle of Imjin River (Japanese: 臨津江の戦い) was a battle during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598). It resulted in a Japanese victory.
In the Fall of 1592, King Seonjo left Hanseong sh...
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Emperor Go-Mizunoo
Emperor Go-Mizunoo (後水尾天皇, Go-Mizunoo-tennō, 29 June 1596 – 11 September 1680) was the 108th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Go-Mizunoo's reign spanned the y...
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Suncheon Japanese Castle
127°34′52″E / 34.90750°N 127.58111°E / 34.90750; 127.58111 Suncheon Japanese Castle, also known as Suncheon Waeseong (순천왜성, 順天倭城), Yegyo (예교, 曳橋), Manghaedae (망해대, 望海臺), in Ko...
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