Natural Catastrophes in the history of mankind

Discover what happened on the earth and what was recorded in history.

From Sillok Record

Extreme weather conditions and abnormal phenomena during the little ice age (1490 – 1760) were recorded in the Korean annals, Sillok.

From German Flugblatt

Intriguing pictures and texts from German pamphlets show various aspects of asteroid impact and little ice age (1490 – 1760).

My Ideas

Stepping Into Research

How Yi Tae-Jin came to begin his research on the historical effects of asteroid impact and the little ice age.

Latest News

Yi Tae-Jin’s latest work and field trips on natural disasters in history.


Yi Tae-Jin’s published papers on natural disasters in history.

Recent Posts

Yi Tae-Jin
  • Historian & Author
  • Member of Union Académique Internationale.
  • Emeritus Professor of Seoul National University
  • President of the Korean Institute of Historical Research

What can we find in the history?


What is waiting in the future?