Gojong of Goryeo

1192 - 1259

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Gojong of Goryeo (1192–1259), personal name Wang Cheol, was the 23rd king of the Korean Goryeo dynasty, ruling from 1213 to 1259. Gojong's reign was marked by prolonged conflict with the Mongol Empire, which sought to conquer Goryeo, ending only to settle peace in 1259. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gojong of Goryeo has received more than 89,447 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gojong of Goryeo is the 5,142nd most popular politician (down from 4,915th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 36th in 2019) and the 31st most popular North Korean Politician.

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Over the past year Gojong of Goryeo has had the most page views in the with 12,616 views, followed by Korean (8,375), and Japanese (5,777). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (1,700.00%), Korean (455.37%), and Persian (145.43%)


Among politicians, Gojong of Goryeo ranks 5,142 out of 19,576Before him are Christian I, Elector of Saxony, Antti Aarne, Kristján Eldjárn, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, Htin Kyaw, and Georgy Pyatakov. After him are Bartolomé Mitre, Luis Echeverría, Jane Avril, Al-Muti, Emperor Huai of Jin, and Alcetas II of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1192, Gojong of Goryeo ranks 3Before him are John III Doukas Vatatzes, and Al-Mustansir. After him are Maria of Montferrat, Stefan Radoslav, Minamoto no Sanetomo, and Amaury de Montfort. Among people deceased in 1259, Gojong of Goryeo ranks 4Before him are Möngke Khan, Christopher I of Denmark, and Henry of Latvia. After him are Al-Mansur Ali, Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, Ezzelino III da Romano, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Gojong of Goryeo ranks 37 out of 162Before him are Lee Yoo-hyung (1911), Mokjong of Goryeo (980), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Munjong of Goryeo (1019), Kim Chaek (1903), and Kim Song-ae (1924). After him are Kim Yong-sik (1910), Hwang Jang-yop (1923), Kang Pan-sok (1892), Youn Yuh-jung (1947), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), and Wonjong of Goryeo (1219).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Gojong of Goryeo ranks 31Before him are Kim Jong-nam (1971), Mokjong of Goryeo (980), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Munjong of Goryeo (1019), Kim Chaek (1903), and Kim Song-ae (1924). After him are Hwang Jang-yop (1923), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), Wonjong of Goryeo (1219), Yejong of Goryeo (1079), Deokjong of Goryeo (1016), and Taejodae of Goguryeo (47).