Japanese invasions of Korea
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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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 Dadaejin
The Battle of Dadaejin, along with the Siege of Busan, was one of the first battles of the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598). The Battle of Busan and the Battle of Dadaejin occurred almost simul...
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Siege of Dongnae
The Siege of Dongrae, was one of the first battles of the Imjin War (1592–1597).
After the fall of Busan, the Japanese army had to secure their bridgehead, because few kilometres to the north of B...
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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Battle of Chungju
The Battle of Chungju or the Battle of Tangeumdae was the last battle of the Chungju Campaign fought between the Koreans and Japanese during the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592. Chungju is located ...
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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Gangwon campaign
The Gangwon campaign was a campaign by the Japanese army to pacify Gangwon province, Korea in 1592, just after the beginning of the Seven Year War.
Ukita Hideie was appointed as supreme commander ...
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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Joseon naval campaigns of 1592
The Joseon naval campaigns of 1592 was naval campaigns conducted by Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin during Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598) against the Japanese forces of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. These ca...
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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 Sacheon (1592)
The naval Battle of Sacheon took place on May 29, 1592 and was the first battle of Admiral Yi's 2nd Campaign in the Imjin War, between Japan and Korea, when the Turtle Ship was first used.
Admiral...
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...
Battle of Danghangpo
The naval Battle of Danghangpo was a naval battle during the Imjin War (1592-1598) between Korean and Japanese naval forces.
The morning following the Dangpo Battle and for the next few days Admir...
Battle of Hansando
The naval Battle of Hansan Island, also known as the Battle of Hansando, took place on July 8, 1592 near the Korean island of Hansan, and was one of the most important battles of the Imjin War. Korean...
Righteous Army
Righteous armies, sometimes called irregular armies or militias, have appeared several times in Korean history, when the national armies were in need of assistance. The first righteous armies emerged ...
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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...
Siege of Pyongyang (1593)
The Siege of Pyongyang was a battle fought between the Ming-Korea alliance and Japanese forces during Japanese invasions of Korea. On December 25, 1592, the Ming army assembled by the administrator So...
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Battle of Byeokjegwan
The Battle of Byeokjegwan (or Pyŏkje) (Chinese: 碧蹄館大戰; Bì tí guǎn dàzhàn) was a battle fought on January 27, 1593 (January 26 according to the Japanese calendar of the time), between the armies of the...
Battle of Haengju
The Siege of Haengju took place on February 12, 1593 during the 1592-1598 Japanese invasion of Korea. Approximately 3,000 Korean defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repelled more than 10,00...
Battle of Chilcheollyang
The naval Battle of Chilcheollyang took place before dawn on August 27, 1597 (the 15th day of the 7th lunar month 1597) during the Imjin War in Chilcheollyang, which is a narrow strait near Geoje isla...
Siege of Namwon
The Siege of Namwon was a battle of the Imjin War (1592-1598). The samurai armies of Japan had invaded the Korean peninsula, and in the summer of 1597 laid siege to the city of Namwon, which was defen...
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Battle of Jiksan
The Battle of Jiksan (직산 전투, 稷山之戰) was a battle fought on September 7, 1597, as part of the Imjin War, fought by Ming forces against the Japanese invaders.It was the turning point on land for the sec...
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...
Siege of Ulsan
The Siege of Ulsan (Hangul: 울산성 전투; hanja: 蔚山城戰鬪; RR: Ulsanseong Jeontu) was an unsuccessful Korean and Ming Chinese attempt to capture Ulsan Castle from the Japanese late during t...
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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 Noryang Point
The Battle of Noryang, the last major battle of the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598), was fought between the Japanese navy and the combined fleets of the Joseon Kingdom and the Ming Dynasty. It...
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Imperial examination
The imperial examination was a civil service examination system in Imperial China to select candidates for the state bureaucracy. Although there were imperial exams as early as the Han dynasty, the sy...
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Military history of China (pre-1911)
The recorded military history of China extends from about 2200 BC to the present day. Although traditional Chinese Confucian philosophy favored peaceful political solutions and showed contempt for bru...
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Battle of Hansan Island
The naval Battle of Hansan Island, also known as the Battle of Hansando, took place on July 8, 1592 near the Korean island of Hansan, and was one of the most important battles of the Imjin War. Korean...