Joseon: Polity Style: 1393-1897

27 Mar 1393 revived polity style (Joseon; Chinese: Zhāoxiān) is bestowed on Goryeo by the ruler of the Ming state
1637 suzerainty of the Qing state is recognised by the ruler of Joseon, public ceremony held near Seoul
1895 independence of Joseon is recognised by the Qing state in accordance with Art. I of the Treaty of Shimonoseki (signed 17 Apr 1895)
27 Mar 1393 - 12 Oct 1897 Dae Joseon guk
12 Oct 1897 Joseon is proclaimed an empire (Daehan)
Last updated on: 27 Sep 2011 10:26:20