Admiral Yi Sun-sin's Birthday


Meaningful Days of Korean History

Admiral Yi Sun-sin's Birthday +

statutory anniversary
"Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin's Birthday" is an anniversary established to promote the patriotism and loyalty of Admiral Yi Sun-sin, who was born on April 28, 1545, and to promote the spirit of national independence.

The events in honor of Admiral Yi Sun-sin began shortly after his death and have continued to this day.

Since 1945, the festival has been held annually under the auspices of the Chungmugong Memorial Foundation. Since the 1960s, Yi Sun-sin was regarded as a hero of the old country and a symbol of patriotic soldiers.
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