Kim Hyon-hui

1962 - Today

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Kim Hyon-hui (Korean: 김현희, born 27 January 1962), also known as Ok Hwa, is a North Korean former agent, responsible for the Korean Air Flight 858 bombing in 1987, which killed 115 people. She was arrested in Bahrain following the bombing and extradited to South Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Hyon-hui has received more than 473,580 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Kim Hyon-hui is the 3,946th most popular writer (down from 3,763rd in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from North Korea (down from 60th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Writer.

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  • 17

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  • 4.17

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  • 2.12

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Among writers, Kim Hyon-hui ranks 3,946 out of 5,755Before her are Richard Hakluyt, Edna Ferber, Elisaveta Bagriana, Wu Jingzi, Claribel Alegría, and Barbro Lindgren. After her are Adalet Ağaoğlu, Sam Childers, Rémy Belleau, Bret Easton Ellis, Shel Silverstein, and Philip Reeve.

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Among people born in 1962, Kim Hyon-hui ranks 161Before her are Titus Welliver, Magne Furuholmen, Andre Braugher, James Marsters, Stefano Gabbana, and Ginger Lynn. After her are Tariq Ramadan, Predrag Bjelac, Carl Cox, Wim Kieft, Oscar Ruggeri, and Simon Abkarian.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Hyon-hui ranks 91 out of 146Before her are Kang Song-san (1931), Pak Seung-zin (1941), Han Myeong-sook (1944), Kim Jong-chul (1981), Ri Sol-ju (1980), and Lee Hoi-chang (1935). After her are Paek Nam-sun (1929), Kim Jong-hun (1956), Kim Myeong-sun (1896), Kim Ok (1964), Kim Iryeop (1896), and Pak Ui-chun (1932).

Among WRITERS In North Korea

Among writers born in North Korea, Kim Hyon-hui ranks 2Before her are Yi Kwang-su (1892). After her are Kim Myeong-sun (1896), Kim Iryeop (1896), and Park Yeon-mi (1993).