Chung Ju-yung

1915 - 2001

Chung Ju-yung

Chung Ju-yung or Jung Joo-young (November 25, 1915 – March 21, 2001), was a South Korean entrepreneur, businessman and the founder of Hyundai Groups of South Korea. Raised as the eldest son of a poor Korean farmer, he eventually became one of the world's richest men. Chung's business ventures were able to successfully endure through the difficult times of the Japanese occupation of Korea and later through the Korean War of the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chung Ju-yung has received more than 327,196 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 100th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Chung Ju-yung ranks 100 out of 481Before him are Flavio Briatore, William Boeing, Michele Ferrero, Ren Zhengfei, Larry Ellison, and Sam Walton. After him are Paul Reuter, Iwasaki Yatarō, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Pierre Bergé, Elizabeth Arden, and William Randolph Hearst.

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Among people born in 1915, Chung Ju-yung ranks 42Before him are Takeshi Kamo, Mario Del Monaco, Bob Kane, Helmut Schön, Thomas Huckle Weller, and W. Arthur Lewis. After him are Peter Medawar, Laurent Schwartz, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Franz Josef Strauss, Shoichi Yokoi, and Kaoru Ishikawa. Among people deceased in 2001, Chung Ju-yung ranks 39Before him are Poul Anderson, Dương Văn Minh, Jacques Mayol, Ken Kesey, Morris, and Henry Lee Lucas. After him are Juan Antonio Villacañas, Isaac Stern, Timothy McVeigh, Masao Ono, Stanley Kramer, and Donald J. Cram.

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In Korea, North

Among people born in Korea, North, Chung Ju-yung ranks 8 out of 33Before him are Kim Koo (1876), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), An Jung-geun (1879), and Taejodae of Goguryeo (47). After him are Pak Pong-ju (1939), Mobon of Goguryeo (30), Chadae of Goguryeo (71), Sindae of Goguryeo (89), Kim Jong-nam (1971), and Sansang of Goguryeo (200).