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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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...
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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Gojong of the Korean Empire
Gojong (Hangul: 고종; hanja: 高宗; RR: Gojong; MR: Kojong), the Emperor Gwangmu (Hangul: 광무제; hanja: 光武帝; RR: Gwangmuje; MR: Kwangmuje; 8 September ...
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Gwangmu Reform
The Gwangmu Reform (광무개혁,光武改革) was a chain of events that was aimed at modernizing and westernizing Korean Empire as a late starter in the industrial revolution. The reform that took place during the ...
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Treaty of Shimonoseki
The Treaty of Shimonoseki (下関条約, Shimonoseki Jōyaku); simplified Chinese: 《马关条约》; traditional Chinese: 《馬關條約》; pinyin: Mǎguān Tiáoyuē; Wade–Giles: Ma-kuan T'iao-yüeh, was an un...
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Hague Secret Emissary Affair
Hague Secret Emissary Affair (Heigeu teuksa sageon, 헤이그 특사사건) resulted from Korean Emperor Gojong sending confidential emissaries to the Second Peace Conference at The Hague, the Netherlands, in 1907...
Sunjong of the Korean Empire
Sunjong, the Emperor Yunghui (Hangul: 융희제; hanja: 隆熙帝; RR: Yunghuije; MR: Yunghŭije; 25 March 1874 – 24 April 1926), was the second and final Emperor of Korea, ruling from ...
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Korea under Japanese rule
Korea under Japanese rule is the culmination of a process that began with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, whereby a complex coalition of Meiji government, military, and business officials sought to in...
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Japan–Korea Treaty of 1907
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1907 was made between the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1907. Negotiations were concluded on July 24, 1907.
The treaty provided that Korea shall act under guid...
Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, was made by representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire on August 22, 1910. In this treaty, Japan form...
Japan–Korea Agreement of April 1905
The Japan–Korea Protocol of August 1905 was made between the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1905. Negotiations were concluded on April 1, 1905.
This treaty transferring responsibility f...
Japan–Korea Agreement of April 1905 - Wikipedia
Sontag Hotel
Sontag Hotel(in Hangul: 손탁호텔) was the first European hotel in Seoul, Korea built in 1902. The 25 room hotel was bestowed to a German Russian, Sontag, by Gojong of the Korean Empire. She was the sister...
Queen Inseon
Queen Inseon (9 February 1619–19 March 1674), was a wife and the Queen Consort of King Hyojong of Joseon, the 17th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty.
Queen Insun
Queen Insun (27 June 1532–12 February 1575), was a wife and the Queen Consort of King Myeongjong of Joseon, the 13th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty.
Japan–Korea Agreement of August 1905
The Japan-Korea Protocol of August 1905 was made between representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1905. Negotiations were concluded on August 13, 1905.
This treaty granted ...
Japan–Korea Treaty of 1904
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1904 was made between representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1904. Negotiations were concluded on February 23, 1904.
The treaty preamble assert...
Russia–Korea Treaty of 1884
The Russia–Korea Treaty of 1884 was negotiated between representatives of Russia and Korea.
In 1876, Korea established a trade treaty with Japan after Japanese ships approached Ganghwado and threa...
Russia–Korea Treaty of 1884 - 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...
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KIS Guangjae
KIS Guangjae (광제호,廣濟號) is the second battleship of the Korean Empire Armed Forces. It was operated by the Korean Empire. The first battleship, the KIS Yangmu, was inefficient for use in warfare a...
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Board of Marshals
The Board of Marshals (원수부,元帥府) was the ministry which managed over all the military of the Korean Empire. This was for the centralization of power towards the then-emperor, Gojong of the Korean Empir...
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Gwonbeon
The gwonbeon were institutions set up for the training and oversight of kisaeng and other entertainers during in the early 20th century. They were the successors of the gyobang, government-supported ...
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Byeon Sang-byeok
Byeon Sang-byeok was a Korean painter of the Miryang Byeok clan during the late period of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Byeon is famous for his precise depictions on animals and people in det...
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Yeonguijeong
Yeonguijeong ([jʌŋ ɰi tɕʌŋ]) was a title created in 1400, during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (1392-1910) and given to the Chief State Councillor as the highest government position of "Uijeongbu" (Stat...
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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...
Munjong of Joseon
King Munjong (1414–1452) was the fifth King of the Joseon Dynasty, who ruled Korea from 1450 to 1452. He was the eldest son of King Sejong and succeeded him in 1450, but died of disease two years lat...