POLITICIAN

Choe Ryong-hae

1950 - Today

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Choe Ryong-hae (born 15 January 1950) is a North Korean politician and military officer who currently serves as Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly and First Vice President of the State Affairs Commission, holding both positions since April 2019. Due to holding the first office, he was considered the head of state of North Korea before the country's constitution was amended to transfer this position to the President of the State Affairs Commission, Kim Jong Un. He is also a member of the Presidium of the Politburo and Vice Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Choe Ryong-hae has received more than 1,194,595 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Choe Ryong-hae is the 2,679th most popular politician (up from 4,542nd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from North Korea (up from 31st in 2019) and the 14th most popular North Korean Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Choe Ryong-hae ranks 2,679 out of 19,576Before him are Iziaslav I of Kiev, Reccared I, Michael Bloomberg, Apries, Chaghri Beg, and Empress Genmei. After him are Ségolène Royal, Palamedes, Gim Yu-sin, Richard I of Normandy, Ahmed Qurei, and Zhang Liang.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Choe Ryong-hae ranks 33Before him are Ron Perlman, Richard Dean Anderson, Randy Quaid, William Hurt, William H. Macy, and Daniel Auteuil. After him are Morgan Fairchild, Grzegorz Lato, Chris Norman, Jörg Haider, Jody Williams, and Flavio Briatore.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Choe Ryong-hae ranks 16 out of 162Before him are Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Hwang Jini (1506), and Kim Hyong-jik (1894). After him are Sun Myung Moon (1920), Kim Koo (1876), U of Goryeo (1365), Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955), An Jung-geun (1879), and Yeon Gaesomun (603).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Choe Ryong-hae ranks 14Before him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), and Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923). After him are Kim Koo (1876), U of Goryeo (1365), Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Pak Pong-ju (1939), and Choe Yong-rim (1930).