POLITICIAN

Jeongjo of Joseon

1752 - 1800

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Jeongjo of Joseon (28 October 1752 – 18 August 1800) was the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (r. 1776–1800). He made various attempts to reform and improve the nation of Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeongjo of Joseon has received more than 692,148 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Jeongjo of Joseon is the 960th most popular politician (up from 1,157th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from South Korea and the 7th most popular South Korean Politician.

Jeongjo of Joseon is most famous for his abolition of the death penalty and his various reforms.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jeongjo of Joseon ranks 960 out of 15,710Before him are Tristan, Pietro Badoglio, Aemilianus, Gediminas, Anton Drexler, and Isabel Martínez de Perón. After him are John II of Portugal, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Ptolemy IV Philopator, George II of Greece, Critias, and Wanli Emperor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1752, Jeongjo of Joseon ranks 3Before him are Maria Carolina of Austria and Joseph Marie Jacquard. After him are Muzio Clementi, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Jacques Roux, Thomas Chatterton, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1800, Jeongjo of Joseon ranks 2Before him is Alexander Suvorov. After him are Jean-Baptiste Kléber, Niccolò Piccinni, Louis Desaix, Adélaïde of France, Peter von Biron, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Salawat Yulayev, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, Johann Hermann, and Lorenzo Mascheroni.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Jeongjo of Joseon ranks 8 out of 774Before him are Ban Ki-moon (1944), Park Chung-hee (1917), Syngman Rhee (1875), Moon Jae-in (1953), Kim Dae-jung (1924), and Chun Doo-hwan (1931). After him are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), Empress Gi (1315), Park Geun-hye (1952), and Roh Moo-hyun (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Jeongjo of Joseon ranks 7Before him are Sejong the Great (1397), Park Chung-hee (1917), Syngman Rhee (1875), Moon Jae-in (1953), Kim Dae-jung (1924), and Chun Doo-hwan (1931). After him are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), Empress Gi (1315), Park Geun-hye (1952), and Roh Moo-hyun (1946).