Hyeonjong of Goryeo

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Hyeonjong of Goryeo (1 August 992 – 17 June 1031, r. 1009–1031) was the 8th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea. He was a grandson of King Taejo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyeonjong of Goryeo has received more than 119,820 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Hyeonjong of Goryeo is the 3,277th most popular politician, the 63rd most popular biography from South Korea and the 50th most popular South Korean Politician.

The Goryeo dynasty was a Korean dynasty that lasted from 918 to 1392. The Goryeo Dynasty was the longest-lived dynasty in Korean history. It was founded by Wang Geon, who was posthumously renamed King Taejo. The Goryeo Dynasty had been a kingdom since the founding of Goguryeo in 37 BCE by Jumong and thus achieved unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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Among politicians, Hyeonjong of Goryeo ranks 3,277 out of 15,710Before him are Jean Moulin, Ramiro II of Aragon, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Cylon of Athens, and Herennius Etruscus. After him are Thessalonike of Macedon, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Akhmad Kadyrov, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, and Prince Augustus William of Prussia.

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Among people born in 992, Hyeonjong of Goryeo ranks 1After him is Otto Orseolo. Among people deceased in 1031, Hyeonjong of Goryeo ranks 2Before him is Robert II of France. After him are Saint Emeric of Hungary, Al-Qadir, and Emperor Shengzong of Liao.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hyeonjong of Goryeo ranks 63 out of 774Before him are Jeong Dojeon (1342), Yi I (1536), Gim Yu-sin (595), Heo Jun (1546), Toyo Ito (1941), and Lee Kun-hee (1942). After him are Chang Myon (1899), Munmu of Silla (626), Mokjong of Goryeo (980), Kim Ki-duk (1960), Kim Tu-bong (1889), and Song Hye-rim (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Hyeonjong of Goryeo ranks 50Before him are Yejong of Joseon (1450), Pak Hon-yong (1900), Heungseon Daewongun (1820), Hyeokgeose of Silla (-69), Jeong Dojeon (1342), and Gim Yu-sin (595). After him are Chang Myon (1899), Munmu of Silla (626), Mokjong of Goryeo (980), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Ri Chun-hee (1943), and Deokjong of Goryeo (1016).