Kim Koo

1876 - 1949

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Kim Gu (Korean: 김구, Korean pronunciation: [kimɡu]; August 29, 1876 – June 26, 1949), also known by his pen name Baekbeom (백범; Korean pronunciation: [pɛkbʌm]), was a Korean statesman politician. He was the sixth, ninth and later the last President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, a leader of the Korean independence movement against the Empire of Japan, and a reunification activist after 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Koo has received more than 181,770 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 38 in 2019). Kim Koo is the 2,350th most popular politician (down from 2,000th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular North Korean Politician.

Kim koo is most famous for being the founder of the Korean nationalist movement.

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Among politicians, Kim Koo ranks 2,350 out of 15,710Before him are Eudokia Makrembolitissa, Barbara of Portugal, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Adad-nirari III, Abe no Seimei, and Gina Haspel. After him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Afonso VI of Portugal, Fumimaro Konoe, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Benazir Bhutto, and Simone Veil.

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Among people born in 1876, Kim Koo ranks 26Before him are Hermann Müller, Maxim Litvinov, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, and Otto Diels. After him are Max Jacob, Elsa Einstein, Robert Guérin, Wied, Prince of Albania, Bruno Walter, and Wilhelm Cuno. Among people deceased in 1949, Kim Koo ranks 20Before him are Elton Mayo, Klaus Mann, Axel Munthe, Friedrich Bergius, Nathuram Godse, and August Krogh. After him are Marcel Cerdan, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Gustav Radbruch, Henri Giraud, Angela Hitler, and Sarojini Naidu.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Koo ranks 12 out of 109Before him are Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Jang Song-thaek (1946), and Choe Yong-gon (1900). After him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Sun Myung Moon (1920), Hwang Jini (1506), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), and Kim Hyong-jik (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Koo ranks 12Before him are Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Jang Song-thaek (1946), and Choe Yong-gon (1900). After him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), Kim Jong-nam (1971), and Taejodae of Goguryeo (47).