South Korea Background
An Independent Korean State Or Collection Of States Has Existed Almost Continuously For Several Millennia Between Its Initial Unification In The 7Th Century Until The 20Th Century, Korea Existed As A Single Country
The history of South Korea formally begins with its establishment on 15 August
1948, although Syngman Rhee had officially declared independence two days ...
Dec 9, 2015 ... A chronology of key events in the history of South Korea.
Information on Korea, South — geography, history, politics, government,
economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well
as a ...
The South Korea
currency is the won. After two thousand years as an independent kingdom (or kingdoms), but with strong ties to China, Korea
was annexed by the Japanese in 1910. In 1948, the division of the Korean Peninsula into a communist North Korea
and a capitali... More »
HISTORY. According to Korean legend, the god-king Tangun founded the
Korean nation in BC 2333. By the first century AD, the Korean Peninsula was
South Korea Timeline. Travel through our timeline of major events in South
Korea's history. 3000 B.C.. Early Korean civilization grows with waves of settlers
Since 1953, North and South Korea have evolved from a common cultural and
historical base into two very different societies with radically dissimilar political ...
1948. The Republic of Korea is proclaimed. 1950. South Korea declares
independence, which sparks a North Korean invasion. 1953. North Korea and
In May 1948, the country's first democratic election was held in South Korea
under the ... North Korean troops armed with Soviet-made tanks and fighters
invaded the South, .... This process may be viewed as a unique example in world