The Grand Korean War (Korean: 두 번째 한국 전쟁) was a military conflict between July 29, 2022, and November 4, 2025 between South Korea and North Korea. The war is historically recognized as one of the largest events within the 21st century, and contributed to Global Unification, the progress towards world peace, and anti-nationalism.
The war was fought over a period of three years, three months, and six days (officially) and was provoked by the unprecedented invasion of South Korea by North Korea on July 29, 2022, an event in which was highly condemned across the world as a crime against humanity.
The war has been historically recognized as a turning point in the independence of Asian economics, national globalization, and the international attitudes towards American foreign policy. The conflict resulted in the creation of the Korean Democratic Republic of Korea, and the first unified Korean peninsula after over half a century of division. The war's effects, on a long term, included the end of nuclear weaponry, and the signing of the International Nuclear Banning Act of 2026. The Grand Korean War became the most deadly military conflict in the 21st century with over 7 million deaths.