Jang Young­sil, The Greatest Scientist in Joseon

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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

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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 →

Choe Yeong

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Choe Yeong 최영 崔瑩 Born: 1316 Died: 1388 (72 Years Old) As Seen On TV: Choe Yeong was a general and hero in Goryeo in dramas such as Faith, Jeong Dojeon and Six Flying Dragons. (Full Continue Reading →