Visual Timeline: Pyongyang

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2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 500 BCE 0 CE 500 CE 1000 CE  
 
 
2333 BCE: Traditional founding of Gojoseon by Dangun Wanggeom (Tangun).
 
 
300 BCE: Gojoseon is attacked by the Yan state.
 
 
194 BCE - 180 BCE: Wiman Joseon (Wiman Choson) takes control of Gojoseon, declaring himself king.
 
 
108 BCE: Wiman Joseon is conquered by the Han dynasty.
 
 
37 BCE - 668 CE: The Goguryeo kingdom rules in northern Korea.
 
 
37 BCE: Traditional founding date of the Goguryeo Kindom in northern Korea.
 
 
371 CE: Baekje conquers the Mahan federation and attacks Pyongyang, killing the Goguryeo king Gogugwon.
 
 
427 CE: Pyongyang replaces Gungnae as the Goguryeo capital.
 
 
612 CE: Goguryeo general Eulji Mundeok wins a great victory against the Chinese Sui at the battle of the Salsu River.
 
 
661 CE: A Tang Dynasty army unsuccessfully besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang.
 
 
667 CE: A Tang Dynasty army besieges the Goguryeo capital of Pyongyang for a second time, this time successfully.
 
 
668 CE: The Goguryeo kingdom of northern Korea collapses following an attack by the Tang Dynasty of China.
 
 
918 CE - 1392 CE: The Goryeo Dynasty rules in Korea.
 
 
1135 CE: A rebellion led by the monk Myocheong is quashed in Goryeo.
 
 
1231 CE - 1232 CE: Ogedei Khan leads a Mongol invasion into Korea.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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