Pyongyang Timeline

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  • 2333 BCE
    Traditional founding of Gojoseon by Dangun Wanggeom (Tangun).
  • c. 300 BCE
    Gojoseon is attacked by the Yan state.
  • 194 BCE - 180 BCE
    Wiman Joseon (Wiman Choson) takes control of Gojoseon, declaring himself king.
  • 108 BCE
    Wiman Joseon is conquered by the Han dynasty.
  • 37 BCE - 668 CE
    The Goguryeo kingdom rules in northern Korea.
  • 37 BCE
    Traditional founding date of the Goguryeo Kindom in northern Korea.
  • 357 CE
    The tomb of Tong Shou, last ruler of Taebang is built near Pyongyang, Korea.
  • 371 CE
    Baekje conquers the Mahan federation and attacks Pyongyang, killing the Goguryeo king Gogugwon.
  • 427 CE
    Pyongyang replaces Kungnaesong as the Goguryeo capital.
  • 552 CE
    A new town is built on the Taesongsan hill, Pyongyang with 7 km of fortification walls which had 20 gates and towers.
  • 612 CE
    Goguryeo general Ulchi Mundok wins a great victory against the Chinese Sui at the battle of the Salsu River.
  • 661 CE
    A Tang Dynasty army unsuccessfully besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang.
  • 667 CE
    A Tang Dynasty army besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang for a second time, this time successfully.
  • 668 CE
    The Goguryeo kingdom of northern Korea collapses following an attack by the Tang Dynasty of China.
  • 918 CE - 1392 CE
    The Goryeo Dynasty rules in Korea.
  • 1135 CE
    A rebellion led by the monk Myochong is quashed in Goryeo.
  • 1231 CE
    Ogedei Khan leads a Mongol invasion into Korea.

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2333 BCE: Traditional founding of Gojoseon by Dangun Wanggeom (Tangun).
 
 
300 BCE: Gojoseon is attacked by the Yan state.
 
 
194 BCE - 180 BCE: Wiman Joseon (Wiman Choson) takes control of Gojoseon, declaring himself king.
 
 
108 BCE: Wiman Joseon is conquered by the Han dynasty.
 
 
37 BCE - 668 CE: The Goguryeo kingdom rules in northern Korea.
 
 
37 BCE: Traditional founding date of the Goguryeo Kindom in northern Korea.
 
 
357 CE: The tomb of Tong Shou, last ruler of Taebang is built near Pyongyang, Korea.
 
 
371 CE: Baekje conquers the Mahan federation and attacks Pyongyang, killing the Goguryeo king Gogugwon.
 
 
427 CE: Pyongyang replaces Kungnaesong as the Goguryeo capital.
 
552 CE: A new town is built on the Taesongsan hill, Pyongyang with 7 km of fortification walls which had 20 gates and towers.
 
 
612 CE: Goguryeo general Ulchi Mundok wins a great victory against the Chinese Sui at the battle of the Salsu River.
 
 
661 CE: A Tang Dynasty army unsuccessfully besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang.
 
 
667 CE: A Tang Dynasty army besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang for a second time, this time successfully.
 
 
668 CE: The Goguryeo kingdom of northern Korea collapses following an attack by the Tang Dynasty of China.
 
 
918 CE - 1392 CE: The Goryeo Dynasty rules in Korea.
 
 
1135 CE: A rebellion led by the monk Myochong is quashed in Goryeo.
 
 
1231 CE: Ogedei Khan leads a Mongol invasion into Korea.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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