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Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye led a coup d'├ętat, overthrowing the kingdom of Goryeo and founding the kingdom of Joseon
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It deveoped a strong centralized government based in Seoul by the fourth century, and at its peak, controlled most of the western Korean peninsula.
Main article: Joseon Dynasty In 1392 a Korean general, Yi Seonggye, was sent to China to campaign against the Ming Dynasty, but instead he allied himself with the Chinese, and returned to overthrow the Goryeo king and establish a new dynasty.
The Joseon Dynasty moved the capital to Hanseong (formerly Hanyang; modern-day Seoul) in 1394 and adopted Confucianism as the country's official religion, resulting in much loss of power and wealth by the Buddhists.
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But it did give Koreans a solid front — one that continued under the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392) and Joseon dynasty (1392-1910).
In this period, Koreans invented the first movable metal type.
Korea was in an upheaval: Taxes soared, as Joseon leaders rushed to fund new export industries.
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