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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 the eighth 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 1,329,151 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Kim Dae-jung is the 570th most popular politician (up from 580th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from South Korea and the 6th 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 570 out of 15,577Before him are Thutmose I, Emperor Taizong of Tang, Mustafa IV, Georges Clemenceau, George IV of the United Kingdom, and Mohammed Zahir Shah. After him are Valerian, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Friedrich Ebert, Maximian, Yeongjo of Joseon, and Saparmurat Niyazov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Kim Dae-jung ranks 7Before him are Jimmy Carter, Marlon Brando, George H. W. Bush, Charles Aznavour, Marcello Mastroianni, and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. After him are Robert Mugabe, Eli Cohen, Truman Capote, Sarah Vaughan, Jacques Le Goff, and Jean-François Lyotard. Among people deceased in 2009, Kim Dae-jung ranks 4Before him are Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, and Claude Lévi-Strauss. After him are Paul Samuelson, Pina Bausch, Roh Moo-hyun, David Carradine, Aage Bohr, Maurice Jarre, Millvina Dean, and Farrah Fawcett.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Dae-jung ranks 6 out of 944Before him are Sejong the Great (1397), Park Chung-hee (1917), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Moon Jae-in (1953), and Syngman Rhee (1875). After him are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Ban Ki-moon (1944), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), Gojong of Korea (1852), and Park Geun-hye (1952).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Kim Dae-jung ranks 6Before him are Sejong the Great (1397), Park Chung-hee (1917), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Moon Jae-in (1953), and Syngman Rhee (1875). After him are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), Gojong of Korea (1852), Park Geun-hye (1952), and Empress Gi (1315).