What was the Siege of Ulsan (1598)?

Introduction The Siege of Ulsan (Korean: 울산성 전투; Hanja: 蔚山城戰鬪; RR: Ulsanseong Jeontu) was an unsuccessful Ming-Joseon attempt to capture Ulsan from the Japanese, during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598). The siege lasted from 26 January to 19 February 1598. Background Yang Hao, Ma Gui, and Gwon Yul met up at Gyeongju on the… Read More


What is the Imjin War (1592-1598)?

Introduction The Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592-1598 or Imjin War involved two separate yet linked invasions: an initial invasion in 1592 (Imjin Disturbance), a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597 (Chongyu War). The conflict ended in 1598 with the withdrawal of the Japanese forces from the Korean Peninsula after a… Read More