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Kim Dae-jung

1924 - 2009

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Kim Dae-jung (Korean: 김대중; Hanja: 金大中; Korean pronunciation: [kim.dɛ.dʑuŋ]; 6 January 1924 – 18 August 2009), was a South Korean politician and activist who served as President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003. He was a 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient for his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea and in East Asia in general, and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea and Japan. He is also the only Korean to have won the Nobel Prize to date. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Dae-jung has received more than 1,047,574 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Kim Dae-jung is the 580th most popular politician (down from 537th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular South Korean Politician.

Kim Dae-jung is most famous for being the president of South Korea from 1998 to 2003.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Dae-jung ranks 580 out of 15,710Before him are Philip I of France, Mary of Burgundy, Reuven Rivlin, Albert I of Belgium, Hafsa Sultan, and Norodom Sihanouk. After him are Robert F. Kennedy, Licinius, Georgi Dimitrov, Khosrow I, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, and Constantine I of Greece.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Kim Dae-jung ranks 8Before him are Marlon Brando, George H. W. Bush, Charles Aznavour, Marcello Mastroianni, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and Robert Mugabe. After him are Truman Capote, Jean-François Lyotard, Eli Cohen, Sarah Vaughan, Süleyman Demirel, and Benoit Mandelbrot. Among people deceased in 2009, Kim Dae-jung ranks 4Before him are Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, and Claude Lévi-Strauss. After him are Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, Aage Bohr, Millvina Dean, Maurice Jarre, and Farrah Fawcett.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Dae-jung ranks 6 out of 774Before him are Sejong the Great (1397), Ban Ki-moon (1944), Park Chung-hee (1917), Syngman Rhee (1875), and Moon Jae-in (1953). After him are Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), and Empress Gi (1315).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Kim Dae-jung ranks 5Before him are Sejong the Great (1397), Park Chung-hee (1917), Syngman Rhee (1875), and Moon Jae-in (1953). After him are Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), Empress Gi (1315), and Park Geun-hye (1952).