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Injo of Joseon

1595 - 1649

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Injo of Joseon (7 December 1595 – 17 June 1649, r. 1623–1649) was the sixteenth king of the Joseon dynasty in Korea. He was the grandson of Seonjo and son of Grand Prince Jeongwon (정원군). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Injo of Joseon has received more than 489,724 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Injo of Joseon is the 1,634th most popular politician (up from 1,656th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from North Korea and the 8th most popular North Korean Politician.

Injo of Joseon was most famous for the assassination of his father, King Yeongjo.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Injo of Joseon ranks 1,634 out of 15,710Before him are Atia, Theodore II Laskaris, James I of Scotland, Lucius Caesar, Bao Zheng, and Lü Buwei. After him are Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, Fredrik Bajer, Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik, Koxinga, Levi Eshkol, and Gwanghaegun of Joseon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1595, Injo of Joseon ranks 4Before him are Pocahontas, Władysław IV Vasa, and Bohdan Khmelnytsky. After him are George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Alessandro Algardi, Dirck van Baburen, Vasile Lupu, Jean Chapelain, Albert Girard, Ludovico Ludovisi, and Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski. Among people deceased in 1649, Injo of Joseon ranks 2Before him is Charles I of England. After him are Simon Vouet, Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Catherine of Brandenburg, David Teniers the Elder, Gerardus Vossius, Isaac van Ostade, Juan Martínez Montañés, John Winthrop, Vittoria Farnese, and Richard Crashaw.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Injo of Joseon ranks 8 out of 109Before him are Taejo of Joseon (1335), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), and Kim Jong-un (1983). After him are Kim Jong-suk (1919), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), and Sun Myung Moon (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Injo of Joseon ranks 8Before him are Taejo of Joseon (1335), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), and Kim Jong-un (1983). After him are Kim Jong-suk (1919), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), and Yeon Gaesomun (603).