POLITICIAN

Cheoljong of Joseon

1831 - 1864

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Cheoljong (Korean: 철종; Hanja: 哲宗; 25 July 1831 – 16 January 1864), personal name Yi Won-beom (이원범; 李元範), later Yi Byeon (이변; 李昪), was the 25th monarch of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. After King Heonjong died without any descendants in 1849, Queen Sunwon chose Cheoljong, aged 19, to ascend to the throne, adopting him as the heir of her late husband, King Sunjo. Cheoljong was a great-great-grandson of King Yeongjo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cheoljong of Joseon has received more than 1,318,925 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Cheoljong of Joseon is the 1,342nd most popular politician (down from 1,323rd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from South Korea (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 19th most popular South Korean Politician.

Cheoljong of Joseon is most famous for being the king of Joseon during the time of the Japanese invasion of Korea. Cheoljong was a weak king, and he was not able to stop the Japanese invasion.

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Over the past year Cheoljong of Joseon has had the most page views in the with 198,499 views, followed by Japanese (90,454), and Persian (52,858). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (171,300.00%), Classical Chinese (950.00%), and Korean (103.90%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 1,342 out of 19,576Before him are Lucullus, Æthelred the Unready, Pelagius of Asturias, Briseis, John VI of Portugal, and Al-Musta'sim. After him are Stefan Lazarević, Suleyman Shah, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Stefan Nemanja, Seljuk, and Necho II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1831, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 10Before him are Sitting Bull, James A. Garfield, Emperor Kōmei, John Stith Pemberton, Xianfeng Emperor, and Richard Dedekind. After him are Savitribai Phule, Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Johann Martin Schleyer, Eduard Suess, and Joseph Joachim. Among people deceased in 1864, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 4Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, and Maximilian II of Bavaria. After him are Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vuk Karadžić, Hong Xiuquan, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, William I of Württemberg, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, and Leo von Klenze.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 21 out of 1,128Before him are Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Sunjong of Korea (1874), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457). After him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Mas Oyama (1923), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), and Empress Myeongseong (1851).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 19Before him are Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Sunjong of Korea (1874), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457). After him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Empress Myeongseong (1851), and Hyojong of Joseon (1619).