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Kim Young-sam

1927 - 2015

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Kim Young-sam (Korean: 김영삼; Hanja: 金泳三; Korean pronunciation: [ki.mjʌŋ.sam] or [kim] [jʌŋ.sam]; 20 December 1927 – 22 November 2015) was a South Korean politician and activist who served as the seventh president of South Korea from 1993 to 1998. From 1961, he spent almost 30 years as one of the leaders of the South Korean opposition, and one of the most powerful rivals to the authoritarian regimes of Park Chung-hee and Chun Doo-hwan. Elected as president in 1992, Kim became the first civilian to hold the office in over 30 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Young-sam has received more than 745,288 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia. Kim Young-sam is the 1,460th most popular politician (down from 1,435th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 21st in 2019) and the 26th most popular Politician.

Kim Young-sam was the president of South Korea from 1993 to 1998. He is most famous for his economic reforms that led to South Korea's rapid economic growth.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Young-sam ranks 1,460 out of 15,577Before him are Masinissa, Berengar I of Italy, Baldwin V of Jerusalem, Karađorđe, Robert Ley, and Marie of Romania. After him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Tipu Sultan, Tristan, Maria II of Portugal, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, and Christopher of Bavaria.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Kim Young-sam ranks 17Before him are Peter Falk, Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Turgut Özal, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Mstislav Rostropovich. After him are László Kubala, Niklas Luhmann, Albert Uderzo, Juliette Gréco, Margaret Keane, and Maurice Béjart. Among people deceased in 2015, Kim Young-sam ranks 19Before him are Anita Ekberg, Lemmy, Laura Antonelli, Nicholas Winton, Henning Mankell, and Süleyman Demirel. After him are Josef Masopust, Leonard Nimoy, Ulrich Beck, Richard von Weizsäcker, Otto Carius, and Kenan Evren.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Young-sam ranks 28 out of 944Before him are Sunjong of Korea (1874), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), and Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58). After him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Mas Oyama (1923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Crown Prince Sado (1735), Yun Posun (1897), and Hyojong of Joseon (1619).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Kim Young-sam ranks 26Before him are Sunjong of Korea (1874), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), and Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58). After him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Crown Prince Sado (1735), Yun Posun (1897), Hyojong of Joseon (1619), and Munjong of Joseon (1414).