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Gyeongjong of Joseon

1688 - 1724

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Gyeongjong of Joseon (20 November 1688 – 11 October 1724; reigned 1720–1724) was the 20th king of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gyeongjong of Joseon has received more than 500,063 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gyeongjong of Joseon is the 1,483rd most popular politician (down from 1,194th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from South Korea (down from 6th in 2019) and the 20th most popular South Korean Politician.

Gyeongjong of Joseon is most famous for being the first king of Joseon. He was the son of King Sejong and Queen Soheon.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gyeongjong of Joseon ranks 1,483 out of 15,710Before him are Amon of Judah, Ismail Ibn Sharif, Jiajing Emperor, Robert Ley, Mongkut, and Orestes. After him are Ferenc Szálasi, Kim Jong-un, Marcus Furius Camillus, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Abaqa Khan, and Pauline Bonaparte.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1688, Gyeongjong of Joseon ranks 7Before him are Frederick William I of Prussia, Emanuel Swedenborg, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Nader Shah, Alexander Pope, and Pierre de Marivaux. After him are Maria Luisa of Savoy, James Francis Edward Stuart, Juraj Jánošík, Giuseppe Castiglione, Stede Bonnet, and Domenico Zipoli. Among people deceased in 1724, Gyeongjong of Joseon ranks 3Before him are Pope Innocent XIII and Louis I of Spain. After him are Edward Low, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Johann Homann, Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Theile, Glückel of Hameln, Jack Sheppard, and Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Gyeongjong of Joseon ranks 23 out of 774Before him are Mas Oyama (1923), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Kim Young-sam (1927), and Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476). After him are Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), and Dangun (-333).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Gyeongjong of Joseon ranks 20Before him are Sejo of Joseon (1417), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Sunjong of Korea (1874), Kim Young-sam (1927), and Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476). After him are Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), and Dangun (-333).