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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A Walk Through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village
A walk through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village, including the sights and foods on offer.
Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Joseon Dynasty
Joseon (July 1392--1909) (also Choson, Choson, Chosun), was a Korean sovereign state[3] founded by Taejo Yi Seong-gye that lasted for approximately five cent...
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Goryeo
Goryeo, also known as Koryŏ (Hangul: 고려; hanja: 高麗; [koɾjʌ]; 918–1392), was a Korean dynasty established in 918 by King Taejo. This kingdom later gave name to the modern exonym "Korea". It...
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History of Joseon Dynasty
This article explain about the History of Joseon Dynasty Korea.
By the late 14th century, the 400 year-old Goryeo Dynasty established by Wang Geon in 918 was tottering, its foundations collapsing ...
History of Joseon Dynasty - Wikipedia
House of Yi
The House of Lee, also called the Korean Imperial Household or Jeonju Lee clan, was the household of the Joseon Dynasty and Korean Empire, consisting of the descendants of the Lee Seong-gye, the found...
House of Yi - Wikipedia
Taejo of Joseon
Taejo of Joseon (October 27, 1335 – June 18, 1408), born Yi Seong-gye, whose changed name is Yi Dan, was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398,...
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Sejong the Great
Sejong the Great (May 15, 1397 – April 8, 1450, r. 1418–1450) was the fourth king of Joseon-dynasty Korea. Born with family name Lee (이; 李), given name Do (도; 祹), family origin Jeonju (전주; 全州), sobri...
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Korean literati purges
The term "Literati purges" is a translation of Korean term 'sahwa' (사화 士禍) by Edward W. Wagner, Harvard professor of Korean history. Sahwa literally means "seonbi's calamity" and refers to a series o...
Korean literati purges - Wikipedia
Sarim
The Sarim (sometimes Saarim), or "forest of scholars," was a powerful faction of literati that dominated Middle and Late Joseon politics in Korea.
The philosophical lineage of the Sarim scholars o...
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...
Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598) - Wikipedia
First Manchu invasion of Korea
The First Manchu invasion of Korea occurred in 1627, when Hong Taiji led the Manchu army against Korea's Joseon dynasty. It was followed by the Second Manchu invasion of Korea.
Joseon helped Ming ...
Second Manchu invasion of Korea
The second Manchu invasion of Korea occurred in 1636, when the Manchu Qing Empire brought Korea's Joseon dynasty into submission. It followed the first Manchu invasion of Korea of 1627.
After the ...
Eight Provinces of Korea
During most of the Joseon Dynasty, Korea was divided into eight provinces (do; 도; 道). The eight provinces' boundaries remained unchanged for about 480 years from 1413 to 1895, and formed a geo...
Eight Provinces of Korea - Wikipedia
Uigwe
Uigwe (Hangul: 의궤; hanja: 儀軌) is the generic name given to a vast collection of approximately 3,895 books recording in detail the royal rituals and ceremonies of Joseon Dynasty of Korea. T...
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Korean Empire
The Korean Empire (Korean: 대한제국; Hanja: 大韓帝國; Daehan Jeguk; literally "Greater Korean Empire") was proclaimed in October 1897, after the Joseon dynasty had ceased to pay tribute to the...
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Donghak Peasant Revolution
The Donghak Peasant Revolution (Hangul: 동학 농민 운동, Donghak Nongmin Undong, Hanja: 東學 農民 運動), also known as the Donghak Peasant Movement, Donghak Rebellion, Peasant Revolt of 1894, Gabo Peasant Revoluti...
Donghak Peasant Revolution - Wikipedia