A courtesy name (zi), also known as a style name, is a name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name.
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.
Jeolla Province was a province in southwestern Korea, one of the historical Eight Provinces of Korea during the Kingdom of Joseon.
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.
Jungjang is the South Korean equivalent of a lieutenant general.
Koreans (in South Korean; alternatively in North Korean,; see names of Korea) are an East Asian ethnic group originating from and native to Korea and southern and central Manchuria.
Lee is the typical romanization of the common South Korean surname I (Hangul 이), North Korean surname Ri (리).
The Siege of Namwon was a military engagement that occurred from 23 September to 26 September 1597.
Yi Gwang-sik (Gangneung, 29 September 1493 – Seoul, 1 December 1563), was a Korean politician and general during the Joseon Dynasty.
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.