Japanese annexation of Korea

forced acquisition and appropriation of Korea and its sovereignty by Japan from 1910 to 1945

The Japanese annexation of Korea happened in 1910. The Empire of Japan annexed (made part of its territory) the Korean Empire.[1] In Japanese it is also called 日韓併合朝鮮併合日韓合邦 which translate as annexation of Korea, annexation of Joseon (an old name of Korea), and unification of Japan and Korea.[2]

Then Japanese ruled Korea until 1945, after the Potsdam Conference at the end of World War II.

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  1. 今日の大韓民国朝鮮民主主義人民共和国に相当する地域。旧韓国朝鮮国李氏朝鮮)領域。間島については一部に領有権について主張がある。
  2. 『日韓合邦秘史』 黒竜会出版部