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 Informat.io on Gojong Of Goryeo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Gojong of Goryeo (reigned 1213–1259) was the twenty-third king of Goryeo in present-day Korea.
Gojong's reign was marked by prolonged conflict with the Mongol Empire, which sought to conquer Goryeo, ending only when the kingdom was finally vassalized in 1259.
Gojong was married to Anhye Taehu, daughter of Huijong, the twenty-first king of Goryeo.
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 King Gojong of Goryeo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Gojong's reign was marked by prolonged conflict with the Mongol Empire, which sought to conquer Goryeo, ending only when the kingdom was finally surrendered in 1259.
Gojong resisted the Mongol invasion for nearly thirty years before the kingdom was forced to surrender to the Mongols in 1259; Gojong died soon after.
The work was perhaps motivated by Gojong's hopes to change fortunes through the act of religious devotion; however the originals were later destroyed by the Mongols — the existing Tripitaka is a replica of Gojong's original, and was commissioned around one hundred years after the originals were lost.
king-gojong-of-goryeo.iqnaut.net   (240 words)

 Gojong of Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gojong, the Gwangmu Emperor (8 September 1852–21 January 1919) was the twenty-sixth king of the Korean Joseon Dynasty and the first emperor of the Korean Empire.
Emperor Gojong was said to have wept bitterly at the death of his wife and lived a broken man for the rest of his years.
As a result, an enraged Meiji forced Gojong to abdicate in favour of Gojong's son, Sunjong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_Gojong_of_Korea   (736 words)

 Emperor Gojong of Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Gojong (1852 - 1919) (고종, 高宗;) was the 26th king and 1st emperor of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.
Originally, Gojong's father, the Hungson Daewongun, ruled for him, but later, after Gojong had become an adult, Gojong ruled the country directly.
Gojong attempted to save his country from foreign powers, but was forced to abdicate by the Japanese after he sent representatives to Hague Peace Conference, denouncing Japan.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/e/em/emperor_gojong_of_korea.html   (134 words)

 Emperor Gojong of Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Gojong (1852 - 1919) was the 26th king and 1st emperor of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.
Following the invasion of Korea by Chinese, Japanese, and Russian forces during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895) and Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), and the subsequent Japanese victories in both wars, Gojong was pressured to accept pro-Japanese advisors to the royal court by the Meiji Emperor of Japan.
As a result, an enraged Emperor Meiji forced Gojong to abdicate in favour of Gojong's son, Sunjong.
emperor-gojong-of-korea.kiwiki.homeip.net   (454 words)

 Korean Architecture: Hongnung and Yurung Tombs, Seoul
Hongneung and Yureung are the tombs of Emperor Gojong (1852-1919) and his wife Empress Myeongseong (1851-1895).
Gojong was the 26th ruler of Joseon (Chosôn) and lived at a time of great uncertainty.
However, Korea's efforts were frustrated by ongoing Japanese interference, which culminated in Gojong's forced abdication in 1907 and the formal annexation of Korea as a Japanese colony in 1910.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /kyonggi/HONGNEUNG.htm   (202 words)

It was designed in 1882 during the reign of King Gojong by Bak Yeong-hyo, the Korean ambassador to Japan.
Gojong proclaimed the Taegeukgi to be the official flag of Korea on 6 March 1883.
The symbolism of the flag comes from the Taoist concepts of yin and yang (pronounced "Eum Yang," in Korean).
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Flag_of_South_Korea   (446 words)

 Liminality... the space in between | Archive Entry #17
By the time King Gojong came to power in 1864, Joseon had weakened considerably and was in no shape to face Western aggression.
This was used as a pretext by Japan to send troops to land on Ganghwa Island (off the west coast of the peninsula, not too far from Seoul) and force Korea to sign the Treaty of Ganghwa.
Gojong elected to appease Japan and sign the treaty, thus taking the first step toward the fall of Joseon.
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 Informat.io on Gojong Of Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu (Korean hangul: 광무제; hanja: 光武帝; revised: gwangmuje; McCune-Reischauer: kwangmuje) (8 September 1852–21 January 1919) was the twenty-sixth king and first emperor of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.
Gojong used Russian and Chinese interests in Korea to defend Korea from Japanese domination.
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 YONHAP NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
1907 -- King Gojong of the Joseon Dynasty abdicates in favor of his son under pressure from the Japanese colonial regime.
From the time he became king at age 12 in 1864, he constantly faced partisan strife from the inside and colonial threats from the outside.
Gojong initially followed his wife's advice, building relations with foreign countries, but later turned his back on Japan, seeing it move aggressively to colonize the Korean Peninsula.
english.yna.co.kr /Engnews/20060719/410100000020060719140043E8.html   (119 words)

 Korean Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 1897, King Gojong returned to Gyeongun Palace from his refuge at the Russian consulate and proclaimed the new entity.
It is widely believed that he orchestrated the assassination of Queen Min on October 8, 1895 at her residence at Gyeongbok Palace, nearby the Geoncheon Palace, the official sleeping quarters of the king within Gyeongbok Palace.
With the death of his wife, the distraught King Gojong sought refuge and was granted it at the Russian consulate in 1896.
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 Deoksugung - Galbijim
In 1897, after the incident when Emperor Gojong took refuge in the Russian Embassy, he returned to the palace and renamed it Gyungwungung again, and began to expand it.
It was here that Emperor Gojong conducted all official functions and affairs of state, including the receiving of foreign dignitaries, and behind the throne you can see a folding screen depicting the sun, moon, and five mountains.
Emperor Gojong used this building to receive high ranking officers and foreign envoys, and after his death portraits of him and Emperor Sunjong were enshrined here.
wiki.galbijim.com /Deoksugung   (1076 words)

 :::: Korea Flag Enhancement Association ::::
Korea first felt the need for a national flag as it was preparing to conclude the Korean-American Treaty of Commerce, which was concluded on May 22 and signed on June 6, 1882.
This was during the 19th year of the reign of King Gojong of the Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910).
King Gojong appointed Bak Yeoung-hyo as his ambassador to Japan in September 1882.
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 INSIDE JoongAng Daily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
But it's unlikely that King Gojong, the last king to reside in the palace in the late 19th century, associated the Deoksu Palace area with romantic feelings.
King Gojong's court was split among factions that leaned toward one or another of the foreign powers surrounding Korea; there were pro-Japanese, pro-Chinese and pro-Russian factions, among others, and King Gojong's authority was slipping away.
In case of emergency, the king had a secret underground tunnel built from his quarters to the Russian legation; the remains of the entrance to the passageway can still be seen on the palace grounds.
joongangdaily.joins.com /200411/25/200411252237176779900092009201.html   (1044 words)

 Welcome to the official Namyangju City Web site
The Empress Myeongseong (1851~1895), who became the Queen of Joseon in 1866, helped Gojong govern in person by confronting with the Great Lord Heungseon, who was his father, and exercised her actual power by deeply participating in political affairs after the government of Gojong in person.
The Emperor Sunjong (1874~1926) was the second son of the Emperor Gojong and became the Prince Imperial in 1897 (1st year of Gwangmu Era).
The Empress Sunmyeong (1872~1904) was born as a daughter of the Yeoeunbuwongun (Position) Tae-Ho MIN and was decided as the future wife of the Prince Imperial in 1882 (19th year of Emperor Gojong), when she was 11.
english.nyj.go.kr /Tourism/Gwangneung_002.html   (966 words)

 Welcome To Korea Now !!!-Society & The Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
King Gojong moved into the building in 1904 following a devastating fire in Deoksu Palace and conducted his duties there until he handed the throne over to King Sunjong, the last monarch of Joseon, in 1907.
¡ãKing Gojong (left in the background) and the crown prince receive foreign news correspondents for the Russo-Japanese War at Jungmyeong-jeon Hall in 1904 (taken from the July 27, 1907 issue of the Illustrated London News).
Following the assassination of his wife, Queen Min, at the hands of Japanese imperialists in 1895, King Gojong took flight to the Russian Legation out of fear for his life and lived there under the protection of the Russians for 14 months.
kn.koreaherald.co.kr /SITE/data/html_dir/2002/11/02/200211020035.asp   (965 words)

 Seoul Subway Map 2004
This pond, bridge and center island was constructed during the reign of King Gojong (1864 to 1907).
King Gojong ascended the throne at the age of twelve and his father, the Hungson Taewon-gun (Grand Prince Regent), assumed direction of the government.
Emperor Gojong attempts to get help from the Netherlands, but he is forced to turn over his throne to his son Sunjong.
members.fortunecity.com /picturesfromkorea   (1828 words)

 welcome to junggu, incheon curture & tourism
In addition, Dangojeong Coin (with the legal value five times that of Sangpyeongtongbo) was minted in the 20th year of reign by King Gojong (1885) and was forced for circulation around Korea.
Therefore, Jeonhwanguk Office (mintage office) was installed in the 22nd year of reign by King Gojong (1885) to mint and issue western-style coins.
The coinage counter of Jeonhwanguk was installed to the north of Namdaemun Elementary School of Seoul to begin mintage in the 24th year of reign by King Gojong (1887).
www.icjg.go.kr /tour/english/cultural/cultural03_02.asp   (483 words)

 Korea - All about Korea and Korean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This was during the 19th year of the reign of King Gojong of the Joseon Kingdom (1392- 1910).
King Gojong appointed Bak, YoungHyo as his ambassador to Japan in September 1882.
On October 3, Park reported this change to King Gojong who formally proclaimed the Taegeukgi as the national flag on March 6, 1883.
www.kuksuldo.com /korea.htm   (3324 words)

 :::: Welcome To Jongno-Gu :::
We can view the king’s royal seat in the Junghwajeon, and Hamnyeongjeon where the King Gojong resided and died in 1919, all in Deoksugung(Palace).
At the behind of Chongdong Theater is Jungmyeongjeon, where Eulsajoyak(Eulsa Treaty) by the Japanese to deprive of the Korean diplomacy was forcefully concluded in 1905.
The building of the then Russian legation nearby was the place where the King Gojong and his crown prince stayed for about a year as explained above.
www.jongno.go.kr /english/tour/tour03_01.htm   (127 words)

 Welcome to Gangwon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The faithful that escaped from the persecution maintained a living as cultivating the crops on the ground burnt off for cultivation or baking the pottery and made the village for the faithful.
And as the freedom of faith was approved as Korea and France made the amity and trade agreement in 1886(23rd year of King Gojong’s reign), Gustave Charles Mutel, director of Joseon parish at that time dispatched Louis Bon Jules Le Merre, French priest who propagates in Anbyun, Hamgyung-do and established the main church.
Jeong Gyuha who was appointed as the second priest after Le Merre in 1896(33rd year of King Gojong’s reign) started to build a brick building of Gothic style in 1907, completed it in 1909 and built the pastorium in 1912.
eng.gwd.go.kr /cont/sub4/sub04_04_02_01.html   (633 words)

King Gojong, the 26the monarch of the Joseon Dynasty, assumed the throne at the age of 12 in 1864.
The king made great efforts to protect the dynasty from outside forces in the turbulent period of the late 19th century.
Nakseonjae was built in 1847 (13th year of King Heonjong’s reign) as a royal concubines’ residence, but later was used as a royal office during the reign of King Gojong and King Sunjong.
rki.kbs.co.kr /english/news/news_zoom_detail.htm?No=839   (674 words)

 Azon - Korea
The Prince Regent Daewon-gun, father of King Gojong, restored the Palace to its current state in the 19th century.
North of it is the Hyangwon pavilion in the middle of another artificial pond covered with white and yellow lotus blossoms.
Constructed in 1867, the Hyangwon Pavilion coincides with the building of Gunchon Hall during the reign of King Gojong at the time of the building of the Gunchon hall.
www.azonintl.com /azonkorea.asp   (515 words)

 Korean History in a nutshell - China History Forum, chinese history forum
She is recognized by the Korean people as a heroine, equivalent to France's Joan of Arc.
Empress Myeongseong was the wife of Emperor Gojong, Emperor of the Joseon Dynasty of the Daehan Empire.
Emperor Gojong, enraged over the event, posthumously awarded his late wife the title Myeongseong (bright or shining star) and enshrined her in Jongmyo, Korea's state shrine.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=1898&st=30&p=4699872&   (3572 words)

 Korea - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 1897, Joseon was renamed Daehan Jeguk (Korean Empire), and King Gojong became Emperor Gojong.
In 1910 the country was officially annexed by Japan establishing the Japanese Colonial Period in Korea.
After the former Korean emperor Gojong had died, anti-Japanese rallies took place nationwide on 1 March 1919 (the March 1st (Samil) Movement).
www.questionz.net /Countries/Korea.html   (1755 words)

 Seoul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Originally built by King Taejo, this palace served the principal palace until 1592 when it was burnt down during the Japanese invasions.
The grandest palace in Seoul, it lay in ruins for nearly 300 years until Heungseon Daewongun, regent and father of King Gojong, began to rebuild it in 1865, and King Gojong moved in during 1868.
King Gojong fled from the palace to the sactuary of the Russian legation, smuggled out in a curtained palanquin by a eunuch and a maid.
www.shinypants.net /jeremy/seoul   (123 words)

 Occidentalism » Lies, Half-truths, & Dokdo Video, Part 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Even King Gojong, in 1882, said that “Usando,” “Songjukdo,” “Songdo,” and “Jukdo” were all names used to refer to Ulleundo’s neighboring island.
King Gojong believed Ulleungdo had two neighboring islands, but the man he chose to inspect Ulleungdo, Lee Gyu-won, believed there was only one.
Even though Lee’s subsequent inspection would show that Ulleungdo did, in fact, have two neighboring islands, it is curious that he believed before the inspection that there was only one.
www.occidentalism.org /?p=377   (2327 words)

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