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Kim Yong-nam

1928 - Today

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Kim Yong-nam (Korean: 김영남; born 4 February 1928) is a North Korean retired politician who served as the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea, from 1998 until 2019. Previously, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1983 to 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Yong-nam has received more than 1,274,466 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Kim Yong-nam is the 1,667th most popular politician (down from 1,587th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from North Korea and the 8th most popular North Korean Politician.

Kim Yong-nam is the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea. He is also the head of state and the head of government in North Korea.

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  • 66.88

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  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.49

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  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Kim Yong-nam has had the most page views in the with 58,600 views, followed by Japanese (22,695), and Chinese (20,280). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (110.19%), Kurdish (Kurmanji) (89.91%), and Esperanto (67.92%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Yong-nam ranks 1,667 out of 19,576Before him are Tiglath-Pileser I, Olybrius, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Shah Rukh, and Li Zicheng. After him are Shalmaneser III, Daniel of Galicia, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Nicolás Maduro, Lon Nol, and Andrew III of Hungary.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Kim Yong-nam ranks 28Before him are Yves Klein, Alexander Grothendieck, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Shirley Temple, and James Coburn. After him are Alvin Toffler, Elie Wiesel, Martin Cooper, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Martin Landau, and Alberto Korda.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Yong-nam ranks 8 out of 162Before him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), and Taejo of Goryeo (877). After him are Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), and Hwang Jini (1506).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Yong-nam ranks 8Before him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), and Taejo of Goryeo (877). After him are Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), and Choe Ryong-hae (1950).