POLITICIAN

Dongmyeong of Goguryeo

58 BC - 19 BC

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Chumo (Korean: 추모; Hanja: 鄒牟), posthumously Chumo the Holy (Chumo-Seongwang) (Korean: 추모성왕; Hanja: 鄒牟聖王), was the founding monarch of the kingdom of Goguryeo, and was worshipped as a god-king by people of Goguryeo. Chumo was originally a Buyeo slang for an excellent archer, which became his name later. He was commonly recorded as Jumong (Korean: 주몽; Hanja: 朱蒙) by various Chinese literatures including history books written by Northern Qi and Tang—the name became dominant in future writings including Samguk Sagi and Samguk Yusa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dongmyeong of Goguryeo has received more than 507,109 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dongmyeong of Goguryeo is the 1,531st most popular politician (down from 938th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 5th in 2019) and the 21st most popular South Korean Politician.

Dongmyeong of Goguryeo is most famous for his military campaigns, which led to the unification of the Korean peninsula.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 1,531 out of 15,710Before him are Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Francis II Rákóczi, Joan II of Navarre, Conrad I of Germany, Gannicus, and Ladislaus I of Hungary. After him are Manco Cápac, Shah Rukh, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Seonjo of Joseon, Paul-Henri Spaak, and Alexios V Doukas.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 58 BC, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 2Before him is Livia.  Among people deceased in 19 BC, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 3Before him are Virgil and Tibullus.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 24 out of 774Before him are Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Kim Young-sam (1927), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), and Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688). After him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), and Roh Tae-woo (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 21Before him are Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Kim Young-sam (1927), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), and Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688). After him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), and Roh Tae-woo (1932).