Definitions for "1895 Japanese Conquest of Taiwan"
The Japanese Conquest of Taiwan was a series of conflicts involved the Empire of Japan and the short-lived Republic of Formosa in the year of 1895, after the Qing Empire of China ceded the islands of Taiwan and Pescadores to Japan in the Treaty of Shimonoseki. The conflict lasted for five months, cost the lives of 14,000 Formosan and nearly 5,000 Japanese, included Prince Kitashirakawanomiya Yoshihisa of the Japanese Imperial family.