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Hyojong of Joseon

1619 - 1659

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Hyojong of Joseon (3 July 1619 – 23 June 1659) was the seventeenth king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea from 1649 to 1659. He is best known for his plan for an expedition to the Manchu Qing dynasty, and his campaigns against the Russian Empire at the request of the Qing dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyojong of Joseon has received more than 256,564 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Hyojong of Joseon is the 2,083rd most popular politician (down from 1,759th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 19th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular South Korean Politician.

Hyojong of Joseon is most famous for the construction of the Seokjojeon Hall, which is the largest and most grandiose of all the buildings in the palace.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Hyojong of Joseon ranks 2,083 out of 15,710Before him are Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Evo Morales, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Eadred, Agustín de Iturbide, and Leonidas II. After him are Hong Xiuquan, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Leopoldo Galtieri, Semerkhet, August Bebel, and Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1619, Hyojong of Joseon ranks 5Before him are Cyrano de Bergerac, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Jan van Riebeeck, and Charles Le Brun. After him are Barbara Strozzi, Francesco Morosini, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, Willem Kalf, Philips Wouwerman, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, and Jacob Stainer. Among people deceased in 1659, Hyojong of Joseon ranks 2Before him is Abel Tasman. After him are Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Kaya Sultan, Simon Dach, Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia, Michał Boym, Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt, Dara Shukoh, and Willem Drost.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hyojong of Joseon ranks 36 out of 774Before him are Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), and Danjong of Joseon (1441). After him are Lee Byung-chul (1910), Jang-geum (1550), Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Munjong of Joseon (1414), Myeongjong of Joseon (1534), and Nam June Paik (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Hyojong of Joseon ranks 33Before him are Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), and Danjong of Joseon (1441). After him are Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Munjong of Joseon (1414), Myeongjong of Joseon (1534), Injong of Joseon (1515), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), and Crown Prince Sado (1735).