Hwang Kyo-ahn

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Hwang Kyo-ahn (Korean: 황교안; Hanja: 黃敎安; RR: Hwang Gyo-an; born 15 April 1957) is a Korean politician and prosecutor who served as the 40th Prime Minister of South Korea from 18 June 2015 to 11 May 2017. He served as Minister of Justice from 2013 to 2015 and Acting President of South Korea from 2016 to 2017. In 1981, he passed the judicial examination and in December 1982, he began his career as prosecutor at the Chuncheon District Prosecutor's Office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hwang Kyo-ahn has received more than 700,600 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Hwang Kyo-ahn is the 6,501st most popular politician (up from 9,079th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from South Korea (down from 38th in 2019) and the 74th most popular South Korean Politician.

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Among politicians, Hwang Kyo-ahn ranks 6,501 out of 15,710Before him are Roman Dmowski, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, Emperor Go-Ichijō, Paul Masson, Gundemar, and Stefan Czarniecki. After him are Smilets of Bulgaria, Tigranes III, Sin-shumu-lishir, Janaka, Khabul Khan, and Armand de Périgord.

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Among people born in 1957, Hwang Kyo-ahn ranks 55Before him are Subcomandante Marcos, Michael Cretu, Stephen Fry, Yoshihiko Noda, Preben Elkjær, and Janick Gers. After him are Dani Rodrik, Bamir Topi, Georgi Parvanov, Loreena McKennitt, Irvine Welsh, and Timothy Spall.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hwang Kyo-ahn ranks 102 out of 774Before him are Jang Yeong-sil (1400), Chung Sye-kyun (1950), Won Gyun (1540), Shin Kyuk-ho (1921), Gongyang of Goryeo (1345), and Lee Soo-man (1952). After him are Kim Kyu-sik (1881), Kim Seong-su (1891), Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338), Park Chan-wook (1963), Kim Jong-pil (1926), and Song Kang-ho (1967).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Hwang Kyo-ahn ranks 74Before him are Sukjong of Goryeo (1054), Seonjong of Goryeo (1049), Injong of Goryeo (1109), Heonjong of Goryeo (1084), Chung Sye-kyun (1950), and Gongyang of Goryeo (1345). After him are Kim Kyu-sik (1881), Kim Seong-su (1891), Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338), Kim Jong-pil (1926), Goh Kun (1938), and Chang of Goryeo (1381).