Kim Hyong-jik

1894 - 1926

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Kim Hyong-jik (Korean: 김형직; 10 July 1894 – 5 June 1926) was a Korean independence activist during Japanese rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Hyong-jik has received more than 331,127 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Kim Hyong-jik is the 105th most popular social activist, the 18th most popular biography from North Korea and the most popular North Korean Social Activist.

Kim Hyong-jik was a Korean nationalist who studied in Japan and then returned to Korea to teach at a university. He was arrested by the Japanese and died in prison.

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Among social activists, Kim Hyong-jik ranks 105 out of 544Before him are Huda Sha'arawi, Ishikawa Goemon, Gerald Durrell, Meng Huo, Vlado Chernozemski, and Amílcar Cabral. After him are Mordechai Anielewicz, An Jung-geun, Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Vasil Levski, Louise Michel, and Hans Scholl.

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Among people born in 1894, Kim Hyong-jik ranks 43Before him are Fyodor Tolbukhin, Heinrich Lübke, Karl Böhm, Josef von Sternberg, Alexander Dovzhenko, and Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger. After him are Elisabeth of Romania, Sergey Ilyushin, Nazli Sabri, Leo Kanner, Tivadar Soros, and Walter Brennan. Among people deceased in 1926, Kim Hyong-jik ranks 27Before him are Margherita of Savoy, Viktor Vasnetsov, Nikola Pašić, Karl Harrer, Mikao Usui, and Victor, Prince Napoléon. After him are Constantin Fehrenbach, William Bateson, Ellen Key, Friedrich von Wieser, Ugyen Wangchuck, and Knut Wicksell.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Hyong-jik ranks 18 out of 109Before him are Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Sun Myung Moon (1920), Hwang Jini (1506), Yeon Gaesomun (603), and Yuri of Goguryeo (-38). After him are An Jung-geun (1879), Chung Ju-yung (1915), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), Kim Jong-nam (1971), Taejodae of Goguryeo (47), and Kim Yong-il (1944).


Among social activists born in North Korea, Kim Hyong-jik ranks 1After him are An Jung-geun (1879), Kang Pan-sok (1892), and Shin Dong-hyuk (1982).