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A North Korean man waves his hand as a South Korean relative weeps, following a luncheon meeting during inter-Korean temporary family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort October 31, 2010. Four hundred and thirty-six South Koreans were allowed to spend three days in North Korea to meet their 97 North Korean relatives, whom they had been separated from since the 1950-53 war.
[Emperor of Korea] ca.1904 / King Sunjong (1874-1926), the emperor of Korea, in full dress as the head of state of the Empire of the Great Han (i.e. Korea). He was the second son of King 'Kojong' and Queen Min. After King 'Kojong' was accused of endangering Korea's sovereignty and security as an independent political entity, 'Sunjong' became the last ruler of the Yi Dynasty (1907-1910). Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University
Gwisil Boksin (died 663) was a military general of the Korean kingdom of Baekje. He was from the Gwisil Clan or Kwisil (鬼室; Japanese: Kishitsu). In 660, Baekje was attacked by the allied armies of Silla and Tang Dynasty China. They sent for the prince Buyeo Pung, who had been living as a hostage in Yamato period Japan, an important Baekje ally. With some Japanese aid, they gathered the remnants of the Baekje army and launched a series of attacks on the Silla-Tang forces.
Korea, from Flags of All Nations, Series 1 (N9) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands Publisher: Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia) Date: 1887 Medium: Commercial color lithograph Dimensions: Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm) Classification: Prints Credit Line: The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick