Heo Mok

1595 - 1682

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Heo Mok (Hangul: 허목, Hanja: 許穆; 10 January 1596 – 2 June 1682) was a Korean calligrapher, painter, philosopher, poet, and politician during the Joseon Dynasty, who came from the Yangcheon Heo clan. He was most commonly known by the pen name Misu.Heo was known as the best Chinese calligrapher of his time due to his unique style of calligraphy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heo Mok has received more than 19,910 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Heo Mok is the 11,462nd most popular politician (down from 10,703rd in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 47th in 2019) and the 91st most popular South Korean Politician.

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Among politicians, Heo Mok ranks 11,462 out of 15,710Before him are Ibrahim Nasir, Qiao Shi, Paul Kummer, Ibrahim Babangida, Iuput II, and En-anna-tum I. After him are Porcius Festus, Yıldırım Akbulut, Karl Gruber, Heinrich Lammasch, Stephen A. Douglas, and Norbert Ratsirahonana.

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Among people born in 1595, Heo Mok ranks 17Before him are Ludovico Ludovisi, Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski, Guru Hargobind, Antonio Maria Abbatini, Pieter de Molijn, and Jean Desmarets.  Among people deceased in 1682, Heo Mok ranks 17Before him are Avvakum, Jean Picard, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Thomas Browne, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, and Gu Yanwu.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Heo Mok ranks 169 out of 774Before him are Song Hye-kyo (1981), Yun Seondo (1587), Kang Kyung-wha (1955), G-Dragon (1988), Kai (1994), and Hong Song-nam (1929). After him are Park Ji-sung (1981), Pak Song-chol (1913), Bae Yong-joon (1972), Sumi Jo (1962), Chung Won-shik (1928), and Park Min-young (1986).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Heo Mok ranks 91Before him are Bak Jungyang (1872), Lee Beom-seok (1900), Chung Hong-won (1944), Lee Nak-yeon (1951), Kang Kyung-wha (1955), and Hong Song-nam (1929). After him are Pak Song-chol (1913), Chung Won-shik (1928), Lee Hae-chan (1952), Chang Taek-sang (1893), Kim Hwang-sik (1948), and Yun Chi-young (1898).