POLITICIAN

Choe Yong-gon

1900 - 1976

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Choe Yong-gon (Korean: 최용건; Hanja: 崔庸健; 21 June 1900 – 19 September 1976) was the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army from 1948 to 1950, North Korean defence minister from 1948 to 1957, and the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea from 1957 to 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Choe Yong-gon has received more than 17,718 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Choe Yong-gon is the 2,129th most popular politician (up from 2,468th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 4th in 2019) and the 11th most popular North Korean Politician.

Choe Yong-gon is most famous for his involvement in the Gwangju Uprising. He was a military general who commanded South Korean troops to quell the uprising.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Choe Yong-gon ranks 2,129 out of 15,710Before him are Jan Masaryk, Sali Berisha, Seqenenre Tao, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Dom Pérignon, and Emeric Thököly. After him are Francisco Solano López, Cleomenes I, Leonid Kravchuk, Shajar al-Durr, Kara Ahmed Pasha, and Moctezuma I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1900, Choe Yong-gon ranks 30Before him are Jan Oort, Giorgos Seferis, Kurt Weill, Eyvind Johnson, Urho Kekkonen, and Karl Wolff. After him are W. Edwards Deming, Richard Kuhn, Chiune Sugihara, Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, and Zelda Fitzgerald. Among people deceased in 1976, Choe Yong-gon ranks 29Before him are Jacques Monod, Raymond Queneau, Rudolf Bultmann, Benjamin Graham, Zhu De, and Leopold Ružička. After him are Anneliese Michel, Juscelino Kubitschek, Gustav Heinemann, Émile Benveniste, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, and Josef Albers.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Choe Yong-gon ranks 11 out of 109Before him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-suk (1919), and Jang Song-thaek (1946). After him are Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Sun Myung Moon (1920), Hwang Jini (1506), Yeon Gaesomun (603), and Yuri of Goguryeo (-38).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Choe Yong-gon ranks 11Before him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-suk (1919), and Jang Song-thaek (1946). After him are Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), and Kim Jong-nam (1971).