Andrew Yeom Soo-jung

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Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (Korean: 염수정; Hanja: 廉洙政; born 5 December 1943) is a Korean prelate of the Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Seoul from 2012 to 2021, while also holding the title of Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Pyongyang in North Korea. Pope Francis made him a cardinal in 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Yeom Soo-jung has received more than 84,528 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Andrew Yeom Soo-jung is the 1,473rd most popular religious figure (up from 1,731st in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 132nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung ranks 1,473 out of 3,187Before him are Philotheus I of Constantinople, Elazar Shach, Kadi Burhan al-Din, Hanshan, Shenoute, and Agnes of Montepulciano. After him are Malo, Epaphras, Thaddeus of Edessa, Muhammad Siddiq Al-Minshawi, Jianzhen, and Judoc.

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Among people born in 1943, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung ranks 190Before him are Nicholas Negroponte, Mustafa Nadarević, Pak Doo-ik, Kiyoshi Tomizawa, Lynn Redgrave, and Jef Raskin. After him are Michael Spence, Odilon Polleunis, Don Simpson, Edie Sedgwick, Dominik Duka, and Paul Freeman.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung ranks 113 out of 1,128Before him are RM (1994), Byung-Chul Han (1959), Bong Joon-ho (1969), Son Heung-min (1992), Hong Myung-bo (1969), and Kim Seong-su (1891). After him are Goh Kun (1938), IU (1993), Lee Young-ae (1971), Pak Song-chol (1913), Choi Min-sik (1962), and Lyuh Woon-hyung (1886).


Among religious figures born in South Korea, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung ranks 3Before him are Andrew Kim Taegon (1821), and David Yonggi Cho (1936). After him are Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (1931), Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (1922), Lazarus You Heung-sik (1951), and Park Kun-woo (1990).