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Cheoljong of Joseon

1831 - 1864

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Cheoljong of Joseon (25 July 1831 – 16 January 1864) was the 25th king of the Joseon, reigning from 1849 to 1864. After Heonjong of Joseon died without male heir in 1849, Queen Sunwon chose Cheoljong, aged 19, to be the next king, as the heir to late Sunjo of Joseon. Cheoljong was a great-great-grandson of Yeongjo of Joseon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cheoljong of Joseon has received more than 954,849 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Cheoljong of Joseon is the 1,338th most popular politician (up from 2,367th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from South Korea (up from 45th in 2019) and the 21st 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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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 1,338 out of 15,577Before him are Theodor Heuss, Eleftherios Venizelos, Chlodio, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Polycrates, and Christine Lagarde. After him are Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Shang Yang, Anna Jagiellon, Giorgio Napolitano, Rafael Trujillo, and Injo of Joseon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1831, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 9Before him are Sitting Bull, Helena Blavatsky, John Stith Pemberton, Emperor Kōmei, Xianfeng Emperor, and James A. Garfield. After him are Leo von Caprivi, Richard Dedekind, Savitribai Phule, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Eduard Suess, and Joseph Joachim. Among people deceased in 1864, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 5Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, Maximilian II of Bavaria, and Giacomo Meyerbeer. After him are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Hong Xiuquan, Vuk Karadžić, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, William I of Württemberg, and Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 23 out of 944Before him are Sunjo of Joseon (1790), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), and Sunjong of Korea (1874). After him are Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Kim Young-sam (1927), and Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Cheoljong of Joseon ranks 21Before him are Sunjo of Joseon (1790), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), and Sunjong of Korea (1874). After him are Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Kim Young-sam (1927), and Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575).