[KS] The death of Queen Min
Michael James Miller
mjm66 at email.byu.edu
Tue Jul 2 21:51:48 EDT 2002
They cite an "Ejo çÈíú Report." I have no access to the
text of the report, but you can find information at:
The report appears to speak of a posthumous rape, leaving
people to speculate whether she was actually dead at the
time or mortally wounded but still alive.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Theodore M Critchfield" <tcritchf at uog9.uog.edu>
To: <Koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws>
Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 8:48 AM
Subject: Re: [KS] The death of Queen Min
> I would like to know what Japanese source was cited as the basis for
> the allegation that Queen Min was raped. I have read everything I
> could get my hands on regarding Queen Min's assassination. Never
> found any such suggestion. The circumstances of her death as I know them
> would not appear to have allowed such behavior.
> Ted Critchfield
> On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Henny Savenije wrote:
> > I got the following mail from someone, could anyone enlighten me?
> > >Dear Mr Savenije,
> > >I would like to ask you whether you could confirm the latest developments
> > >about the death of the Queen Min. I've heard from one Korean scholar in
> > >Cracow that one journalist had published an article (based on Japanese
> > >sources) about her death in which he says that she had been raped by the
> > >Japanese soldiers before they killed her.
> > >Sincerely
> > >Andrzej Wadas
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