Choi Kyu-hah

1919 - 2006

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Choi Kyu-hah (Korean: 최규하; Hanja: 崔圭夏; Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰø.ɡju.ɦa] or [tɕʰø] [kju.ɦa]; July 16, 1919 – October 22, 2006), also spelled Choi Kyu-ha or Choi Gyu-ha, was President of South Korea between 1979 and 1980. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Choi Kyu-hah has received more than 277,907 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Choi Kyu-hah is the 2,090th most popular politician (up from 2,174th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 23rd in 2019) and the 34th most popular South Korean Politician.

Choi Kyu-hah is most famous for his work in the field of Korean modern literature. He is considered to be one of the most important figures in Korean modern literature.

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Among politicians, Choi Kyu-hah ranks 2,090 out of 15,710Before him are Hong Xiuquan, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Leopoldo Galtieri, Semerkhet, August Bebel, and Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples. After him are Andrew I of Hungary, Sweyn II of Denmark, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress Wanrong, Cleomenes III, and Wallia.

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Among people born in 1919, Choi Kyu-hah ranks 19Before him are Georgios Papadopoulos, Kim Jong-suk, Donald Pleasence, Fausto Coppi, Boris Shcherbina, and Hans-Joachim Marseille. After him are Gerhard Barkhorn, Leon Festinger, Siad Barre, Matilde Camus, Lino Ventura, and Lex Barker. Among people deceased in 2006, Choi Kyu-hah ranks 26Before him are Owen Chamberlain, Paul Mauriat, Giacinto Facchetti, Clay Regazzoni, Ibrahim Rugova, and Robert Altman. After him are John Kenneth Galbraith, Nam June Paik, Johannes Rau, Lennart Meri, Muriel Spark, and Jack Palance.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Choi Kyu-hah ranks 39 out of 774Before him are Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Hyojong of Joseon (1619), Lee Byung-chul (1910), and Jang-geum (1550). After him are Munjong of Joseon (1414), Myeongjong of Joseon (1534), Nam June Paik (1932), Injong of Joseon (1515), Sin Saimdang (1504), and Cheoljong of Joseon (1831).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Choi Kyu-hah ranks 34Before him are Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), and Hyojong of Joseon (1619). After him are Munjong of Joseon (1414), Myeongjong of Joseon (1534), Injong of Joseon (1515), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Crown Prince Sado (1735), and Seongjong of Goryeo (960).