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Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.
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Bon-gwan is the concept of clan in Korea, which is used to distinguish clans that happen to share a same family name (clan name).
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Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
Danyang County (Danyang-gun) is a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
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Gyeongju (경주), historically known as Seorabeol (서라벌), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea.
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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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Hongseong (Hongseong-gun) is a county in South Korea, and the capital of South Chungcheong Province.
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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Hyeokgeose of Silla (69 BC – 4 AD, r. 57 BC–4 AD), also known by his personal full name as Bak (Park, Pak) Hyeokgeose, was the founding monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
The hyeon were administrative subdivisions of Korea during the Silla, Goryeo, and Joseon periods.
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Jeong Dojeon (Korean: 정도전, Hanja: 鄭道傳, 1342 – October 6, 1398), also known by his pen name Sambong (Korean: 삼봉), was a prominent Korean scholar-official during the late Goryeo to the early Joseon periods.
Jeonju is the 16th largest city in South Korea and the capital of North Jeolla Province.
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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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Kaesong or Gaeseong is a city in North Hwanghae Province in the southern part of North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty.
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Kim (occasionally romanized as Gim) is the most common surname in the Korean Peninsula, accounting for nearly 22% of the population.
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.
The Korean independence movement was a military and diplomatic campaign to achieve the independence of Korea from Japan.
A Korean name consists of a family name followed by a given name, as used by the Korean people in both South Korea and North Korea.
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The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.
Lý (李) is a Vietnamese surname derived from the Chinese surname Li (李).
Lee Byung-chul (12 February 1910 – 19 November 1987) was the founder of the Samsung Group and one of South Korea's most successful businessmen.
Lee Kun-hee (born January 9, 1942) is a South Korean business magnate and the chairman of Samsung Group.
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Lee Myung-bak (born 19 December 1941) is a South Korean politician and businessman who served as President of South Korea from 2008 to 2013.
Lee Nak-yeon (이낙연, born 20 December 1951), also known as Lee Nak-yon, is a South Korea politician who is the 45th and current Prime Minister of South Korea.
Li is the second most common surname in China, behind only Wang.
This List of South Korean surnames by prevalence ranks Korean family names by population.
Munmyo (more specifically Seoul Munmyo or Seonggyungwan Munmyo) is Korea's primary temple of Confucius ("munmyo" is also the general Korean term for a temple of Confucius).
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The National Institute of Korean Language is a language regulator of the Korean language.
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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North Korean standard language or Munhwaŏ is the North Korean standard version of Korean language.
Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is recorded through his or her father's lineage.
A polymath (πολυμαθής,, "having learned much,"The term was first recorded in written English in the early seventeenth century Latin: uomo universalis, "universal man") is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas—such a person is known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems.
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In genealogy, the progenitor (rarer: primogenitor; Stammvater or Ahnherr) is the – sometimes legendary – founder of a family, line of descent, clan or tribe, noble house or people group.
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Pyeongchang (in full, Pyeongchang-gun) is a county in the province of Gangwon-do, South Korea, located in the Taebaek Mountains region.
Republic of Korea passports (대한민국 여권) are issued to citizens of South Korea to facilitate international travel.
The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.
The romanization of Korean is a system for representing the Korean language using the Latin script.
Samguk sagi (삼국사기, 三國史記, History of the Three Kingdoms) is a historical record of the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla.
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Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
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Sejong the Great (7 May 1397 – 8 April 1450) was the fourth king of Joseon-dynasty Korea.
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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Simon Hang-bock Rhee (born October 28, 1954) of South Korea, is the former Chairman of the World Scout Committee, the main executive body of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, and Chairman of its Management Subcommittee.
South Chungcheong Province (충청남도, Chungcheongnam-do, literally "Chungcheong Southern Province"), abbreviated as Chungnam, is a province in the west of South Korea.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
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South Korean standard language or Pyojun-eo (표준어) is the South Korean standard version of the Korean language.
Syngman Rhee (April 18, 1875 – July 19, 1965) was a South Korean politician, the first and the last Head of State of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, and President of South Korea from 1948 to 1960.
Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 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, and the main figure in overthrowing the Goryeo Dynasty.
The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
A village head, village headman or village chief is the community leader of a village or a small town.
The Yangban (양반, 兩班), were part of the traditional ruling class or gentry of dynastic Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
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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 Gwang (1541–1607) was a commander of Korean Joseon Dynasty forces throughout Toyotomi Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea at the end of the 16th century.
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Princess Yi Haewŏn (born April 24, 1919) is a descendant of the Joseon dynasty (Empire of Korea).
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Yi Hwang (1501–1570) is one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars of the Joseon Dynasty, the other being his younger contemporary Yi I (Yulgok).
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Yi I (December 26, 1536 – February 27, 1584) was one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars of the Joseon Dynasty, the other being his older contemporary, Yi Hwang (Toegye).
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"Seongho" Yi Ik (1681–1763) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, early Silhak philosopher and social critic.
Yi Seung-Hun (1756 - April 8, 1801, Ja: Jasul (子述), Ho: Mancheon, baptismal name Peter) was one of the first Roman Catholic martyrs in Korea.
Yi Sun-sin (April 28, 1545 – December 16, 1598) was a Korean naval commander famed for his victories against the Japanese navy during the Imjin war in the Joseon Dynasty, who became an exemplar of conduct to both the Koreans and Japanese.
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Yuri of Silla (?–57, r. 24–57) was the third king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
The 105-Man Incident (Hangul: 105인 사건; Hanja: 百五人事件; RR: Baego-in Sageon) or Seoncheon Incident (Hangul: 선천사건; Hanja: 宣川事件; RR: Seoncheon Sageon) took place while Korea was under Japanese rule.
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