History of Seoul

History including classical and medieval history, modern history, and the future can be connected.

   

History

Classical and medieval history

Early classical history including the 1st century BC can be connected. The 1st century BC including the early 1st century BC, early mid 1st century BC, mid 1st century BC, late mid 1st century CE, and late 1st century BC can be connected. Seoul is thought to have been founded in 18 BC.

Late classical history

Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be connected.

The 1st century CE including the early 1st century CE, early mid 1st century CE, mid 1st century CE, late mid 1st century CE, and late 1st century CE can be connected. The 2nd century CE including the early 2nd century CE, early mid 2nd century CE, mid 2nd century CE, late mid 2nd century CE, and lat 2nd century CE can be connected. The 3rd century CE including the early 3rd century CE, early mid 3rd century CE, mid 3rd century CE, late mid 3rd century CE, and late 3rd century CE can be connected. The 4th century CE including the early 4th century CE, early mid 4th century CE, mid 4th century CE, late mid 4th century CE, and late 4th century CE can be connected. The 5th century CE including the early 5th century CE, early mid 5th century CE, mid 5th century CE, late mid 5th century CE, and late 5th century CE can be connected.

Early medieval history

Early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be connected.

The 6th century CE including the early 6th century CE, early mid 6th century CE, mid 6th century CE, late mid 6th century CE, and late 6th century CE can be connected. The 7th century CE including the early 7th century CE, early mid 7th century CE, mid 7th century CE, late mid 7th century CE, and late 7th century CE can be connected. The 8th century CE including the early 8th century CE, early mid 8th century CE, mid 8th century CE, late mid 8th century CE, and late 8th century CE can be connected. The 9th century CE including the early 9th century CE, early mid 9th century CE, mid 9th century CE, late mid 9th century CE, and late 9th century CE can be connected. The 10th century CE including the early 10th century CE, early mid 10th century CE, mid 10th century CE, late mid 10th century, and late 10th century can be connected.

Late medieval history

Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected.

The 11th century CE including the early 11th century CE, early mid 11th century CE, mid 11th century CE, late mid 11th century CE, and late 11th century CE can be connected. The 12th century CE including the early 12th century CE, early mid 12th century CE, mid 12th century CE, late mid 12th century CE, and late 12th century CE can be connected. The 13th century CE including the early 13th century CE, early mid 13th century CE, mid 13th century CE, late mid 13th century CE, and late 13th century CE can be connected. The 14th century CE including the early 14th century CE, early mid 14th century CE, mid 14th century CE, late mid 14th century CE, and late 14th century CE can be connected. The 15th century CE including the early 15th century CE, early mid 15th century CE, mid 15th century CE, late mid 15th century CE, and late 15th century CE can be connected.

Modern history

16th century

The early 16th century including the early 1500s, late 1500s, early 1510s, and late 1510s can be connected. The early mid 16th century including the early 1520s, lae 1520s, early 1530s, and late 1530s can be connected. The mid 16th century including the early 1540s, late 1540s, early 1550s, and late 1550s can be connected. The late mid 16th century including the early 1560s, late 1560s, early 1570s, and late 1570s can be connected. The late 16th century including the early 1580s, late 1580s, early 1590s, and late 1590s can be connected.

17th century

The early 17th century including the early 1600s, late 1600s, early 1610s, and late 1610s can be connected. The early mid 17th century including the early 1620s, late 1620s, early 1630s, and late 1630s can be connected. The mid 17th century including the early 1640s, late 1640s, early 1650s, and late 1650s can be connected. The late mid 17th century including the early 1660s, late 1660s, early 1640s, and late 1640s can be connected. The late 17th century including the early 1680s, late 1680s, early 1690s, and late 1690s can be connected.

18th century

The early 18th century including the early 1700s, late 1700s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1750s, and late 1750s can be connected. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1780s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected.

19th century

The early 19th century including the ealy 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected.

20th century

The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected.

Early mid 20th century

The early mid century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected.

The early 1920s including 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1925 can be connected. 1922 - Namsan Public Library established. 1924 - Keijo Imperial University founded. The late 1920s including 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, and 1930 can be connected. 1926 - Japanese General Government Building constructed. 1927 - Noryangjin Fish Market in business. The early 1930s including 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, and 1935 can be connected. The late 1930s including 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, and 1940 can be connected. 1936 - The expansion of Gyeongseongbu was implemented absorbing Cheongnyangni, Anam, Sincheon, etc

Mid 20th century

The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. The city had been named Gyeongseong.

The early 1940s including 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945 can be connected. 1945 - National Library of Korea and National Museum of Korea established. The late 1940s including 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950 can be connected. In 1946 the city was renamed "Seoul" (approximate date). Kim Hyongmin became mayor. Seoul National University established. 1947 - Samsung Sanghoe was in business. 1948 City became capital of Republic of Korea. Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra founded. 1949 Seoul designated a special city (administrative division). Expanded to today's Gangbuk-gu to the north and Guro-dong, Sindorim-dong(including today's Daerim dong) to the south. Population: 1,446,019. 1950 28 June: Hangang Bridge bombing; city taken by North Korean army. 16 July: Yongsan bombing. 22–25 September: Second Battle of Seoul. The early 1950s including 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, and 1955 can be connected. 1951 January: Third Battle of Seoul. 14 March: City taken by United Nations forces. 1953 - Korean Republic newspaper began publication. 1954 - Hankook Ilbo newspaper began publication. The late 1950s including 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1960 can be connected. In 1958 - Gimpo International Airport was in operation. in 1960 - Gyeongdong Market was in business.

Late mid 20th century

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected.

The early 1960s including 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965 can be connected. In 1963 - The great expansion was implemented, incorporating parts of counties of Gimpo, Gwangju, Siheung, Yangju, and Bucheon. In 1965 the population reached 3,793,280. The late 1960s including 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 can be connected. In 1969 the N Seoul Tower was built. In 1970 the Gyeongbu Expressway was constructed. The early 1970s including 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 can be connected. In 1973 Jingwan-dong (Gupabal) was incorporated to Seoul from Goyang County. World Taekwondo Headquarters was established. in 1974 Seoul Metropolitan Subway began operating. Korean Film Archive and Chugye University for the Arts was established. In 1975 a Sister city relationship established with San Francisco, USA. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be connected. In 1977 the Jeongdok Public Library opened. In 1978 the Sejong Center was built.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be connected. There was a contruction boom in the 1980s. The late 1980s including 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be connected. The 1988 Summer Olympic games were held. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be connected. The Sampoong department store collapsed in 1995. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected. The Jongno Tower was built in 1999. The Bukchon preservation and regenaration project was established and the Kumho art hall opened in 2000.

Early 21st century

The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.

The early 2000s including 2001 can be connected. 2002 including the first quarter 2002, second quarter 2002, third quarter 2002, and fourth quarter 2002 can be connected. 2002 FIFA World Cup held. Lee Myung-bak became mayor. Seoul Museum of History was established. 2003 including the first quarter 2003, second quarter 2003, third quarter 2003, and fouth quarter 2003 can be connected. Hyperion Tower was built.2004 including the first quarter 2004, second quarter 2004, third quarter 2004, and fourth quarter 2004 can be connected. 2004 Samsung Tower Palace built. Seoul Station renovated. Seoul Metropolitan Government Amazones football club formed. 2005 including the first quarter 2005, second quarter 2005, third quarter 2005, and fourth quarter 2005 can be connected. 2005 - Seoul Forest opened

Late 2000s

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected.

2006 including the first quarter 2006, second quarter 2006, third quarter 2006, and fourth quarter 2006 can be connected. 2006 - Oh Se-hoon became mayor.2007 including the first quarter 2007, second quarter 2007, third quarter 2007, and fourth quarter 2007 can be connected. 2008 including the first quarter 2008, second quarter 2008, third quarter 2008, and fourth quarter 2008 can be connected. 2009 including the first quarter 2009, second quarter 2009, third quarter 2009, and fourth quarter 2009 can be connected. The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain was installed and the West Seoul Lake Park was opened. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected. A G-20 summit meeting was held.

Early 2010s

The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 can be connected.

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected. There was flooding in Seoul. June: Floods. October: Asian Network of Major Cities 21 meeting held. Park Won-soon became mayor. Population: 10,581,728. Shinbundang Line opened. 2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected. An International Finance Center opened. The ABU Radio Song Festival was held. Seoul City Hall was rebuilt.

2013 including the first quarter 2013 and second quarter 2013 can be connected. The third quarter 2013 including July 2013, August 2013, and September 2013 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

2014 can be connected. The Dongdaemun Plaza opened. The first quarter 2014 can be connected. January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. February 2014 and March 2014 can be connected.

2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, and third quarter 2015 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2015 including October 2015, November 2015, and December 2015 can be connected.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 can be connected.

2016 including the first quarter 2016 and second quarter 2016 can be connected.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016 and February 2016 can be connected. March 2016 including 2016 week 10, 2016 week 11, 2016 week 12, 2016 week 13, and 2016 week 14 can be connected.

The second quarter 2016 including April 2016 can be connected.

April 2016 including 2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected.

The third quarter 2016 including July 2016, August 2016, and September 2016 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016, November 2016, and December 2016 can be connected.

2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected. The first quarter 2017 including January 2017, February 2017, and March 2017 can be connected.

The second quarter 2017 including April 2017 can be connected. April 2017 including 2017 week 13, 2017 week 14, and 2017 week 15 can be connected.

Future

The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 19 Sep 2016 Last updated 8 Apr 2017