Wako Timeline

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  • c. 1250 CE - c. 1600 CE
    Wako pirates cause mayhem in East Asia.
  • 1367 CE
    Korea sends an embassy to Japan requesting action be taken against the wako pirates.
  • 1380 CE
    Choe Muson leads a successful Korean attack against a large wako pirate fleet at the mouth of the Kum River.
  • 1389 CE
    The Korean navy attacks the wako pirate bases on Tsushima Island in Japan.
  • 1419 CE
    The Korean navy attacks for a second time the wako pirate bases on Tsushima Island in Japan.
  • 1443 CE
    The Japanese and Korean governments sign the Treaty of Kyehae which permits legitimate trade with the intention of weakening the wako pirates.
  • 1544 CE
    Wako pirates launch significant rids on Korean ports.
  • 1557 CE
    Ming dynasty forces capture the wako pirate chief Wang Chih.
  • 1592 CE
    The Japanese military leader Toyotomi Hideyoshi permanently weakens the wako pirates.

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1250 CE - 1600 CE: Wako pirates cause mayhem in East Asia.
 
1367 CE: Korea sends an embassy to Japan requesting action be taken against the wako pirates.
 
1380 CE: Choe Muson leads a successful Korean attack against a large wako pirate fleet at the mouth of the Kum River.
 
1389 CE: The Korean navy attacks the wako pirate bases on Tsushima Island in Japan.
 
1419 CE: The Korean navy attacks for a second time the wako pirate bases on Tsushima Island in Japan.
 
 
1443 CE: The Japanese and Korean governments sign the Treaty of Kyehae which permits legitimate trade with the intention of weakening the wako pirates.
 
1544 CE: Wako pirates launch significant rids on Korean ports.
 
1557 CE: Ming dynasty forces capture the wako pirate chief Wang Chih.
 
1592 CE: The Japanese military leader Toyotomi Hideyoshi permanently weakens the wako pirates.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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