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Hyeokgeose of Silla

69 BC - 4

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Hyeokgeose of Silla (69 BC – 4 AD, r. 57 BC–4 AD), also known by his personal full name as Bak (Park, Pak) Hyeokgeose (朴赫居世), was the founding monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyeokgeose of Silla has received more than 142,426 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Hyeokgeose of Silla is the 2,696th most popular politician (up from 2,836th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 56th in 2019) and the 41st most popular South Korean Politician.

Hyeokgeose of Silla is famous for its use of Buddhist themes and motifs.

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Among politicians, Hyeokgeose of Silla ranks 2,696 out of 15,577Before him are Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Emperor Momozono, Al-Hadi, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Childebert II, and Hissène Habré. After him are Thabo Mbeki, Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, Valdas Adamkus, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, and Arsinoe III of Egypt.

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Among people born in 69 BC, Hyeokgeose of Silla ranks 3Before him are Cleopatra and Octavia the Younger. After him are Emperor Suinin and Cornelius Gallus. Among people deceased in 4, Hyeokgeose of Silla ranks 2Before him is Gaius Caesar. After him are Nicolaus of Damascus, Gaius Asinius Pollio, and Phraates V.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hyeokgeose of Silla ranks 48 out of 944Before him are Dangun (-333), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sin Saimdang (1504), Jang-geum (1550), Gim Yu-sin (595), and Lee Kun-hee (1942). After him are Pak Hon-yong (1900), Heungseon Daewongun (1820), Yi I (1536), Kim Ki-duk (1960), Nam June Paik (1932), and Yun Chi-ho (1864).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Hyeokgeose of Silla ranks 41Before him are Heonjong of Joseon (1827), Injong of Joseon (1515), Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Dangun (-333), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), and Gim Yu-sin (595). After him are Pak Hon-yong (1900), Heungseon Daewongun (1820), Chang Myon (1899), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Queen Munjeong (1501), and Kim Jae-gyu (1926).