๐Ÿ“œ 2334 BC: Mythical founding of Gojoseon kingdom.

๐Ÿ‘‘ 3rd century BC: Jin state formation in southern Korea.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ 2nd century BC: Gojoseon falls to Han China, leading to Protoโ€“Three Kingdoms.

๐Ÿฐ 1st century BC – 668 AD: Three Kingdoms period with Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla.

๐Ÿค 676: Silla unifies Korea.

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ 698: Balhae established, starting Northern and Southern States period.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Late 9th century: Silla divides into Later Three Kingdoms.

๐Ÿ‘‘ 918: Goryeo dynasty founded, unifying Korea again.

๐Ÿ“š Goryeo period: Legal and cultural advancements, but Mongol invasions occur.

๐Ÿฐ 1392: Joseon dynasty established by General Yi Seong-gye.

๐Ÿ“š 1418-1450: King Sejong the Great’s era of reforms and Hangul creation.

โš”๏ธ 1592-1637: Joseon dynasty faces invasions and internal strife.

๐ŸŒ Late 19th century: Joseon faces European pressures, forced to sign unequal treaties.

๐Ÿ‘‘ 1897: Korean Empire formed, starts modernizing.

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต 1910: Japan annexes Korea, leading to resistance movements.

๐ŸŒ 1945: Post-WWII, Korea split into North and South by Allies.

โš”๏ธ 1950: Korean War starts, aiming to reunify Korea under communism.

๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ 1953: Korean War ends with a cease-fire.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ 1991: Both Koreas join the United Nations.

๐Ÿค 2018: North and South Korea work towards ending Korean conflict.

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท South Korea becomes a developed, democratic nation.

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต North Korea remains a militarized, totalitarian state.

๐Ÿš€ Economy in South Korea in 2024: the world’s 10th largest economy by GDP, showcasing remarkable economic growth, known as the “Miracle on the Han River.”

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