Heo Jun

1546 - 1615

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Heo Jun (허준, 1546 – 9 October 1615) was a Korean physician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heo Jun has received more than 243,424 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Heo Jun is the 124th most popular physician, the 60th most popular biography from South Korea and the 2nd most popular South Korean Physician.

Heo jun is most famous for being the first Korean dish to be introduced to the royal court of Japan.

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Among physicians, Heo Jun ranks 124 out of 509Before him are Georgios Papanikolaou, Robin Cook, Herbert Spencer Gasser, Jens Christian Skou, Albrecht von Haller, and Johann Joachim Becher. After him are Peter Damian, Niels Ryberg Finsen, Oswald Avery, Jean Dausset, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, and Ibn Zuhr.

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Among people born in 1546, Heo Jun ranks 4Before him are Murad III, Tycho Brahe, and Veronica Franco. After him are Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, Bartholomeus Spranger, Takeda Katsuyori, Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Charlotte of Bourbon, Johann Fischart, and Thomas Digges. Among people deceased in 1615, Heo Jun ranks 6Before him are Margaret of Valois, Sanada Yukimura, Hans von Aachen, Giambattista della Porta, and Toyotomi Hideyori. After him are Virginia de' Medici, Dom Justo Takayama, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Claudio Acquaviva, Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, and Adriaan van Roomen.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Heo Jun ranks 60 out of 774Before him are Pak Hon-yong (1900), Heungseon Daewongun (1820), Hyeokgeose of Silla (-69), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Yi I (1536), and Gim Yu-sin (595). After him are Toyo Ito (1941), Lee Kun-hee (1942), Hyeonjong of Goryeo (992), Chang Myon (1899), Munmu of Silla (626), and Mokjong of Goryeo (980).

Among PHYSICIANS In South Korea

Among physicians born in South Korea, Heo Jun ranks 2Before him are Jang-geum (1550). After him are Jim Yong Kim (1959).