POLITICIAN

Dongmyeong of Goguryeo

58 BC - 19 BC

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Chumo (Hangul: 추모, Hanja: 鄒牟), posthumously Chumo the Holy (Hangul: 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 (Hangul: 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 525,503 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Dongmyeong of Goguryeo is the 1,438th most popular politician (up from 1,529th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 24th in 2019) and the 25th most popular 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 1,438 out of 15,577Before him are Pelagius of Asturias, Ernst Thälmann, Soong Ching-ling, Louis II of Italy, Anastas Mikoyan, and Yitzhak Shamir. After him are Getúlio Vargas, Pauline Bonaparte, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Manuel Azaña, Sebastián Piñera, and Omar al-Bashir.

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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 27 out of 944Before him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), and Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476). After him are Kim Young-sam (1927), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Mas Oyama (1923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Crown Prince Sado (1735), and Yun Posun (1897).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo ranks 25Before him are Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), and Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476). After him are Kim Young-sam (1927), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Crown Prince Sado (1735), Yun Posun (1897), and Hyojong of Joseon (1619).