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First Sino-Japanese War - The Treaty of Shimonoseki

Time: Tuesday Apr 16, 1895

Place: Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan

Details: The Treaty of Shimonoseki was signed on 17 April 1895. The Qing Empire recognized the total independence of Korea and ceded the Liaodong Peninsula, Taiwan and Penghu Islands to Japan "in perpetuity".



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