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Korean Empire

Index Korean Empire

The Great Korean Empire was proclaimed in October 1897 by Emperor Gojong of the Joseon dynasty, under pressure after the Donghak Peasant Revolution of 1894 to 1895 and the Gabo Reforms that swept the country from 1894 to 1896. [1]

89 relations: Absolute monarchy, Anti-Japanese sentiment in Korea, Baekje, Balhae, Berdan rifle, Bun (hairstyle), Buyeo, Cadastre, Chejungwon, Christianity in Korea, Count, Deoksugung, Donghak Peasant Revolution, Emperor of Japan, Empire of Japan, Empress Myeongseong, First Sino-Japanese War, Gabo Reform, Goguryeo, Gojong of Korea, Gojoseon, Goryeo, Gwangmu Reform, Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, Hague Secret Emissary Affair, Hangul, Hanja, Homer Hulbert, Horace Newton Allen, House of Yi, Imperial Highness, Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Majesty (style), Index of Korea-related articles, Inoue Kaoru, Itō Hirobumi, James Hoare, Japan–Korea Agreement of August 1904, Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905, Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98), Japanese Resident-General of Korea, Joint venture, Joseon, Keith Pratt, Korea Electric Power Corporation, Korea royal refuge at the Russian legation, Korea under Japanese rule, Korean Buddhism, ..., Korean units of measurement, Korean won, Korean yang, Landlord, Liaodong Peninsula, Lieutenant general, List of monarchs of Korea, Meiji Restoration, Miura Gorō, National anthem of the Korean Empire, Neo-Confucianism, North Korea, Pak Chesoon, Pak Yung-hio, Prime Minister of Imperial Korea, Protectorate, Proto–Three Kingdoms of Korea, Prussia, Qing dynasty, Regnal year, Richard Rutt, Russo-Japanese War, Samhan, Sangsul Yi, Seoul, Severance Hospital, Silk, Silla, Sunjong of Korea, Taft–Katsura agreement, Tjyongoui Yi, Tram, Treaty of Portsmouth, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Viscount, William Howard Taft, Ye Wanyong, Yi Tjoune, Yonsei University. Expand index (39 more) »

Absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy, is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs.

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Anti-Japanese sentiment in Korea

Anti-Japanese sentiment in Korea (반일감정) refers to the anti-Japanese sentiment in Korean society, which originates from historic, cultural, and nationalistic sentiments.

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Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.

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Balhae (698–926), also known as Parhae or Bohai was a multi-ethnic kingdom in Manchuria and the Korean peninsula.

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Berdan rifle

The Berdan rifle (винтовка Бердана/vintovka Berdana in Russian) is a Russian rifle created by famous American firearms expert and inventor Hiram Berdan in 1868.

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Bun (hairstyle)

A bun is a type of hairstyle wherein the hair is pulled back from the face, twisted or plaited, and wrapped in a circular coil around itself, typically on top or back of the head or just above the neck.

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Buyeo, or Puyŏ (Korean: 부여; Hanja: 夫餘 Korean pronunciation: pu.jʌ), was an ancient kingdom centred around the middle of Jilin province in Manchuria and existing as an independent polity from before the late 2nd century BC to the mid-4th century AD.

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A cadastre (also spelled cadaster) is a comprehensive land recording of the real estate or real property's metes-and-bounds of a country.

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Chejungwon was founded in Seoul in 1885, and is known as the first Western medical institution in Korea.

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Christianity in Korea

The practice of Christianity in Korea revolves around two of its largest branches, Protestantism and Catholicism, accounting for 8.6 millionAccording to figures compiled by the South Korean National Statistical Office.

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Count (Male) or Countess (Female) is a title in European countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey an approximate rank intermediate between the highest and lowest titles of nobility.

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Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by members of Korea's royal family during the Joseon monarchy until colonial period around the turn of the 20th century.

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Donghak Peasant Revolution

The is a joke: only redlinks ! The Donghak Peasant Revolution, also known as the Donghak Peasant Movement, Donghak Rebellion, Peasant Revolt of 1894, Gabo Peasant Revolution, and a variety of other names, was an armed rebellion in Korea led by aggravated peasants and followers of the Donghak religion, a panentheistic snobism (in any case: not in the lead) religion viewed by many rebels as a political ideology.

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Emperor of Japan

The Emperor of Japan is the head of the Imperial Family and the head of state of Japan.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Empress Myeongseong

Empress Myeongseong or Empress Myung-Sung (19 October 1851 – 8 October 1895), known informally as Queen Min, was the first official wife of Gojong, the twenty-sixth king of Joseon and the first emperor of the Korean Empire.

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First Sino-Japanese War

The First Sino-Japanese War (25 July 1894 – 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing dynasty of China and Empire of Japan, primarily for influence over Joseon.

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Gabo Reform

The Gabo Reform, also known as the Kabo Reform, describes a series of sweeping reforms suggested to the government of Korea beginning in 1894 and ending in 1896 during the reign of Gojong of Korea in response to the Donghak Peasant Revolution.

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Goguryeo (37 BCE–668 CE), also called Goryeo was a Korean kingdom located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula and the southern and central parts of Manchuria.

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Gojong of Korea

Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu (8 September 1852 – 21 January 1919), was the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon dynasty and the first Emperor of Korea.

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Gojoseon, originally named Joseon, was an ancient Korean kingdom.

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Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.

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Gwangmu Reform

The Gwangmu Reform (광무개혁,光武改革, Gwangmu Gaehyeok) was a chain of events that was aimed at modernizing and westernizing the Korean Empire as a late starter in the industrial revolution.

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Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907

The Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907 are a series of international treaties and declarations negotiated at two international peace conferences at The Hague in the Netherlands.

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Hague Secret Emissary Affair

The 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.

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The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.

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Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Homer Hulbert

Homer Bezaleel Hulbert (January 26, 1863 – August 5, 1949) was an American missionary, journalist and political activist who advocated for the independence of Korea.

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Horace Newton Allen

Horace Newton Allen (April 23, 1858 – December 11, 1932) was a medical doctor and the first American Protestant missionary in Korea, arriving there in late 1884.

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House of Yi

The House of Yi or Korean Imperial Household, also called the Yi Dynasty or known as Yi clan of Jeonju, was the household of Joseon and the Korean Empire, consisting of the descendants of Yi Seonggye, the founder of Joseon, known by his posthumous name, Taejo ("highest ancestor").

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Imperial Highness

His/Her Imperial Highness (abbreviation HIH) is a style used by members of an imperial family to denote imperial – as opposed to royal – status to show that the holder in question is descended from an Emperor rather than a King (compare His/Her Royal Highness).

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Imperial Japanese Army

The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.

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Imperial Majesty (style)

Imperial Majesty (His/Her Imperial Majesty, abbreviated as HIM) is a style used by Emperors and Empresses.

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Index of Korea-related articles

This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.

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Inoue Kaoru

, GCMG was a Japanese politician and a prominent member of the Meiji oligarchy during the Meiji period of the Empire of Japan.

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Itō Hirobumi

Prince was a Japanese statesman and genrō.

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James Hoare

James Edward Hoare (born 1943) is a British academic and historian specialising in Korean and Chinese studies, and a career diplomat in the British Foreign Office.

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Japan–Korea Agreement of August 1904

The Japan–Korea Protocol of August 1904 was made between representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1904.

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Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876

The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, also known as the Japan-Korea Treaty of Amity in Japanese or Treaty of Ganghwa Island in Korean, was made between representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Kingdom of Joseon in 1876.

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Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905

The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905, also known as the Eulsa Treaty, Eulsa Unwilling Treaty or Japan–Korea Protectorate Treaty, was made between the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire in 1905.

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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.

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Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)

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.

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Japanese Resident-General of Korea

When Korea was a protectorate of the Empire of Japan, Japan was represented by the Resident-General.

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Joint venture

A joint venture (JV) is a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance.

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The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.

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Keith Pratt

Keith Leslie Pratt (born 27 January 1938) is a British academic, author, historian, Koreanist, Sinologist and professor emeritus in the Department of East Asian Studies at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

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Korea Electric Power Corporation

Korea Electric Power Corporation, better known as KEPCO (Hangul: 켑코) or Hanjeon (Hangul: 한전), is the largest electric utility in South Korea, responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the development of electric power projects including those in nuclear power, wind power and coal.

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Korea royal refuge at the Russian legation

Korea royal refuge at the Russian legation also called Agwan Pacheon in Korean, occurred after the First Sino-Japanese War during a period of factional confrontation within the Korean royal court.

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Korea under Japanese rule

Korea under Japanese rule began with the end of the short-lived Korean Empire in 1910 and ended at the conclusion of World War II in 1945.

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Korean Buddhism

Korean Buddhism is distinguished from other forms of Buddhism by its attempt to resolve what it sees as inconsistencies in Mahayana Buddhism.

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Korean units of measurement

Korean units of measurement, called cheokgwan-beop or cheokgeun-beop in Korean, is the traditional system of measurement used by the people of the Korean peninsula.

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Korean won

The won (원(圓)) was the currency of Korea between 1902 and 1910.

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Korean yang

The yang (양/兩) was the currency of Korea between 1892 and 1902.

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A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant (also a lessee or renter).

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Liaodong Peninsula

The Liaodong Peninsula is a peninsula in Liaoning Province of Northeast China, historically known in the West as Southeastern Manchuria.

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Lieutenant general

Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

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List of monarchs of Korea

This is a list of monarchs of Korea, arranged by dynasty.

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Meiji Restoration

The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.

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Miura Gorō

Viscount was a lieutenant general in the early Imperial Japanese Army.

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National anthem of the Korean Empire

The "Patriotic Hymn of the Great Korean Empire" (literally "Great Korean empire loving country song") was the national anthem of the Korean Empire, used in the early 20th century.

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Neo-Confucianism (often shortened to lixue 理學) is a moral, ethical, and metaphysical Chinese philosophy influenced by Confucianism, and originated with Han Yu and Li Ao (772–841) in the Tang Dynasty, and became prominent during the Song and Ming dynasties.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Pak Chesoon

Pak Chesoon (7 December 1858 – 20 June 1916) was a Korean politician and diplomat during the late Joseon dynasty.

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Pak Yung-hio

Pak Yung-hio (1861 – 21 September 1939) was a Korean politician of the Joseon Dynasty period, enlightenment activist, diplomat and pro-Japanese collaborator.

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Prime Minister of Imperial Korea

The Prime Minister of the Cabinet (대한제국의 내각총리대신, Naegak Chongri Daeshin) of Korea during the Joseon dynasty was the non-executive head of government of the Korean Empire.

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A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.

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Proto–Three Kingdoms of Korea

Proto–Three Kingdoms of Korea (or Samhan) refers to the proto-historical period in the Korean Peninsula, after the fall of Gojoseon and before the maturation of Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla into full-fledged kingdoms.

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Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Regnal year

A regnal year is a year of the reign of a sovereign, from the Latin regnum meaning kingdom, rule.

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Richard Rutt

Cecil Richard Rutt CBE (27 August 1925 – 27 July 2011) was an English Roman Catholic priest and a former Anglican bishop.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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The Samhan period of Korean history (also Proto-Three Kingdoms of Korea) comprises the confederacies of Mahan, Jinhan, and Byeonhan in the central and southern Korean peninsula, during the final century BCE and the early centuries CE.

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Sangsul Yi

Sangsul Yi (Jincheon County, January 27, 1871 (7 December 1870 of the lunar calendar) – Ussuriysk, March 2, 1917), also known as Yi Sang-seol, was a Korean a civil servant and independence activist.

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Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Severance Hospital

The Severance Hospital of the Yonsei University Health System is a hospital located in Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun District, South Korea.

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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.

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Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.

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Sunjong of Korea

Sunjong, the Emperor Yunghui (25 March 1874 – 24 April 1926), was the second and the last Emperor of Korea, of the Yi dynasty, ruling from 1907 until 1910.

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Taft–Katsura agreement

The was a 1905 discussion (not an agreement) between senior leaders of Japan and the United States regarding the positions of the two nations in greater East Asian affairs, especially regarding the status of Korea and Philippines in the aftermath of Japan's victory in the Russo-Japanese War.

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Tjyongoui Yi

Tjyongoui Yi (1884–1924(?)), also known as Yi Wi-jong, was a Korean diplomat and military officer.

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A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Treaty of Portsmouth

The Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended the 1904–05 Russo-Japanese War.

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Treaty of Shimonoseki

The was a treaty signed at the Shunpanrō hotel, Shimonoseki, Japan on 17 April 1895, between the Empire of Japan and the Qing Empire, ending the First Sino-Japanese War.

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A viscount (for male) or viscountess (for female) is a title used in certain European countries for a noble of varying status.

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William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.

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Ye Wanyong

Ye Wanyong (17 July 1858, Seongnam – 12 February 1926), also known as Yi Wan-yong, was a pro-Japanese minister of Korea, who signed the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, which placed Korea under Japanese rule in 1910.

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Yi Tjoune

Yi Tjoune (December 18, 1859 – July 14, 1907), also known as Yi Jun, was a Korean prosecutor and diplomat.

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Yonsei University

Yonsei University is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea.

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