Baekje Timeline

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  • 57 BCE - 668 CE
  • 18 BCE
    Traditional founding date of the Baekje kingdom in Korea.
  • 18 BCE - 660 CE
    The Baekje Kingdom rules in western Korea.
  • 234 CE - 286 CE
    Reign of Baekje king Goi in western Korea.
  • 314 CE
    Baekje conquers the Taebang commando in Korea.
  • 346 CE - 375 CE
    Reign of the Baekje king Guenchogo in western Korea.
  • 371 CE
    Baekje conquers the Mahan federation and attacks Pyongyang, killing the Goguryeo king Gogugwon.
  • 375 CE
    The Sogi, a history of the Baekje Kingdom in Korea, is written.
  • 375 CE - 384 CE
    Reign of Baekje king Geungusu in western Korea.
  • 384 CE
    Buddhism is adopted as the state religion by the Baekje kingdom of western Korea.
  • 384 CE - 385 CE
    Reign of Baekje king Chimnyu in western Korea.
  • 433 CE - 553 CE
    Baekje forms an alliance with the Silla kingdom in Korea.
  • 475 CE
    Goguryeo attacks the Baekje kingdom, killing the king Gaero and forcing the abandonment of Hansong, his capital.
  • 475 CE
    A new Baekje capital is established at Ungjin (modern Gongju/Kongju).
  • 479 CE - 501 CE
    Reign of Baekje king Dongseong in western Korea.
  • 501 CE - 523 CE
    The Baekje king Muryeong reigns in western Korea.
  • 523 CE - 554 CE
    Reign of Baekje king Seong in western Korean.
  • 525 CE
    The tomb of King Muryeong of Baekje is built near Gongju, Korea.
  • 538 CE
    A new Baekje capital is established at Sabi (modern Buyeo/Puyo).
  • 554 CE
    The Silla kingdom attacks the Baekje kingdom and occupies the lower Han River valley.
  • 554 CE
    At the battle of Gwansan Fortress (modern Okcheon) the Baekje army is defeated by the Silla and King Seong is killed.
  • 600 CE - 641 CE
    The Baekje king Mu reigns in western Korea.
  • 642 CE
    The Baekje and Goguryeo kingdoms join forces against the Silla and conquer Taeya-song (modern Hapchon).
  • 660 CE
    The Baekje kingdom in Korea falls to a joint Silla and Chinese Tang Dynasty army and naval attack.
  • 663 CE
    A rebel Baekje army is finally crushed by the Silla in Korea, ending the Baekje kingdom.