Gojoseon–Yan War

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Gojoseon–Yan War
Date Late 4th century BC
Location Liaodong Peninsula
Result Yan victory
Yan conquers Gojoseon's western territories at Liaodong
Yan Gojoseon
Commanders and leaders
Qin Kai Unknown

In the late 4th century BC, the Yan feudal state invaded the Gojoseon kingdom.[1] The military campaign was led by General Qin Kai.[1] The invasion resulted in Yan's conquest of the Liaodong Peninsula from Gojoseon.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Yi 1984, 16.


  • Yi, Ki-baek (1984). A New History of Korea (Translated ed.). Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 9780674615762.