Kim Eung-hwan
Kim Eung-hwan (1742–1789) was a painter of the late Joseon period. He entered royal service as a member of the Dohwaseo, the official painters of the Joseon court. Kim Eunghwan is known for Danwon's t...
Seonghan of Silla
Seonghan of Silla (Hangul: 성한; hanja: 星漢), also called Sehan of Silla (Hangul: 세한; hanja: 勢漢) was a Korean Silla Dynasty politician. He was one of the founders of Gyeongju Kim...
Michu of Silla
Michu of Silla was the thirteenth ruler of the Korean state of Silla (262-284). He was the first king of the Kim clan to sit on the Silla throne; this clan would hold the throne for most of Silla's l...
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Kim Su-cheol
Kim Su-cheol, was a painter of the late Joseon period. His birth date are not known. Kim Su-cheol was good at landscape painting and muninhwa.
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Kim Du-ryang
Kim Du-ryang (1696–1763) was a painter of the mid Joseon period. He was the son of Kim Hyogyeong, a Hwawon (royal court painter). Kim Duryang followed his father's career by entering the royal service...
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Kim Jeong-ho
Kim Jeong-ho (pen name Gosanja; ‘the guy of old mountain’ 1804-1866?) was a Korean geographer and cartographer. He was born in Hwanghaedo. It is believed that he walked the entire length and breadth o...
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Kim Wonsul
Kim Wonsul (김원술, 金元述, ?-?) was a second son of the Silla General Kim Yushin, and served under Silla's 30th ruler, King Munmu, and played a major role in defending the kingdom against Tang China's...
Kim Chwa-chin
Kim Chwa-chin or Kim Jwa-jin (December 16, 1889 – January 24, 1930), sometimes called the "Korean Makhno" or by his pen name Baekya, played an important role in the attempt of development of Anarchism...
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Gwangsan Kim clan
Gwangsan Kim clan (Kwangsan Kim clan) (Hangul: 광산김씨 Hanja: 光山金氏) was one of the most prominent clans during the Joseon Dynasty.The members of the Gwangsan Kim clan were the descendants of Heung Gwang ...
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...
Kim Alji
Kim Alji (김알지, 金閼智; 65-?) was a historical figure in Korean history. His descendents formed the Kim royal clan of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. His legendary birth is said to have occurre...
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Kim Myeong-yun
Kim Myeong-yun (fl. mid-16th century) was a scholar-official of the Joseon Dynasty who was involved in the Eulsa purge of 1545. The Eulsa purge took place following the accession of Myeongjong of Jos...
Kim Ok-gyun
Kim Ok-gyun [김옥균; 金玉均] (February 23, 1851 – March 28, 1894) was a reformist (Gaehwapa, 개화파) activist during the late Joseon Dynasty of Korea. He served under the national civil service under King Gojo...
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Kim Myeong-guk
Kim Myeong-guk (김명국, b. 1600, d. after 1662), styled Yeondam 연담 or Chwiong 취옹, was a full-time painter of the mid Joseon period of Korea.
Kim Myeong-guk was born in 1600. He entered the royal serv...
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Suro of Geumgwan Gaya
Suro (수로), or Sureung (posthumous name: 수릉, 首陵, ? - 199), commonly called Gim Suro, was the legendary founder and king of the state of Geumgwan Gaya in southeastern Korea.
According to the fo...
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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...
Kim Hong-do
Kim Hong-do (김홍도, b. 1745, d. 1806?-1814?), most often styled Danwon 단원, was a full-time painter of the Joseon period of Korea. He was together a pillar of the establishment and a key figure of the n...
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Kim Yushin
Kim Yushin (595 – 18 August 673) was a general in 7th-century Silla. He led the unification of the Korean peninsula by Silla under the reign of King Muyeol of Silla and King Munmu of Silla. He is said...
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Kim Jil
Kim Jil (1422–1478), also often spelled Kim Chil, was a scholar-official of the early Joseon Dynasty. He is remembered today primarily for his participation in, and betrayal of, the conspiracy led by...
Kim Heum-sun
Kim Heum-sun (김흠순) (born 599) was a general in 7th-century Silla. He is said to have been the great-grandchild of King Guhae of Geumgwan Gaya, the last ruler of the Geumgwan Gaya state. This would ha...
Kim Myeong-hui
Kim Myeong-hui (1788-?) was a calligrapher of the late Joseon Dynasty. He was born into a yangban family of the Gyeongju Kim lineage, the son of Kim No-gyeong. He passed the jinsa literary examinati...
Kim Si-min
Kim Si-min (1554–1592) was a prominent Korean general during the Joseon Dynasty. He is most famous for having defended Jinju Castle against the Japanese invaders during the Seven Years' War.
Kim S...
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Kim Jeong-hui
Kim Jeong-hui (김정희, 金正喜, [kimdʑʌŋhi] born on the 3rd day of the 6th lunar month 1786, died on the 10th day of the 10th lunar month 1856) was one of the most celebrated practitioners of calligraphy, e...
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