Turning back the army from Wihwa Island (Korean: 위화도 회군, Chinese: 威化岛回军) refers to the 1388 episode in the Korean history where General Yi Seong-gye of the Koryo dynasty, who had been sent to go north into northeast China to battle with the new Ming dynasty army in support of the Mongols, decided on Wihwa Island (Chinese: 威化岛 = Weihua Island) in the Yalu River to turn back his army southward to Kaesong as the first of a series of his revolting actions that eventually led to the establishment of the Joseon dynasty.

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  • Turning back the army from Wihwa Island (Korean: 위화도 회군, Chinese: 威化岛回军) refers to the 1388 episode in the Korean history where General Yi Seong-gye of the Koryo dynasty, who had been sent to go north into northeast China to battle with the new Ming dynasty army in support of the Mongols, decided on Wihwa Island (Chinese: 威化岛 = Weihua Island) in the Yalu River to turn back his army southward to Kaesong as the first of a series of his revolting actions that eventually led to the establishment of the Joseon dynasty. (en)
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  • Unknown
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  • Insurgents
  • Goryeo
  • led by Gen.Yi Seong-gyeand Gen. Jo Min-soo
  • led by Gen.Choe Yeong
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dbo:date
  • 1388-06-03 (xsd:date)
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  • Successful Coup
  • *King Udeposed.
  • *Crown Prince Changassumes the throne and later replacedKing Gongyang.
  • * Subsequent End of theGoryeo periodand start of theJoseon periodwith Gen. Yi Seong-gye crowned asKing Taejo.
  • * Gen.Choe Yeongwas banished toGoyangand later executed.
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  • 50,000 troops
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  • Turning back the army from Wihwa Island (Korean: 위화도 회군, Chinese: 威化岛回军) refers to the 1388 episode in the Korean history where General Yi Seong-gye of the Koryo dynasty, who had been sent to go north into northeast China to battle with the new Ming dynasty army in support of the Mongols, decided on Wihwa Island (Chinese: 威化岛 = Weihua Island) in the Yalu River to turn back his army southward to Kaesong as the first of a series of his revolting actions that eventually led to the establishment of the Joseon dynasty. (en)
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  • Wihwado Retreat (en)
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  • Coup of 1388 (en)
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