Jang Young­sil, The Greatest Scientist in Joseon


Jang Young Sil 장영실 蔣英實 (alt spellings: Jang Yeong-Sil) Born: 1390 (Speculative) Died: sometime after 1442 (exact date unknown) As Seen On TV:  100 years before Nicolaus Copernicus, lived one of the WORLD’s greatest scientist and astronomers, Jang Continue Reading →

Best Dramas: Remembering The March 1st Movement


Every March 1st, South Korea observes Independence Declaration Day known in Korean as “Sam-Il Jul” 삼일절 .  This day commemorates and honors the men and women who died during the March 1st Movement (3-1운동) or Mansei Movement 만세 운동.   The Continue Reading →

Min Young-Ik 민영익


Aristocrat, Statesman, Scholar, Artist Min Young Ik 민영익 (閔泳翊) Born: 1860 Died: 1914 (54 Years Old) As Seen On TV: Min Young-Ik was a progressive statesman, scholar and artist towards the Continue Reading →