Korean Traditional Clothes
KCIA Director Kim Jae-kyu shooting President Park Chung-hee during a suspected coup d'état in the official Blue House, Seoul, South Korea, 1979, photographer unknown. Chung-hee's brutal rule, lasting 18 years and made possible by the dictator's employment of martial law, caused great animosity within the country and led to Chung-hee's own wife, South Korean first lady Yuk Young-soo, being assassinated at the National Theater in 1974. His daughter, Park Geun-hye, was elected president in 2012.
35 fascinating photos of Korea from 100 years ago (before K-dramas took over Asia)
A picture is worth a thousand words. That's certainly the case with the following collection of stunning photographs taken in Korea between 1890 and 1903 by visiting foreigners. The diverse, everyday scenes they depict shed light on the lifestyles of people at the time. Interestingly, this pictorial set was circula ...