Kim Young-sam

1927 - 2015

Kim Young-sam

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 democratic activist, who served as 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 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 505,564 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,311th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Kim Young-sam ranks 1,305 out of 14,801Before him are Galeazzo Ciano, Ariq Böke, Emperor Ninkō, Corazon Aquino, Halfdan Ragnarsson, and Gregor Strasser. After him are Dolores Ibárruri, Christopher of Bavaria, John VII Palaiologos, Jim Mattis, Ahmad Sanjar, and Itō Hirobumi.

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Among people born in 1927, Kim Young-sam ranks 17Before him are Samuel P. Huntington, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Vladimir Komarov, and Lawrence Kohlberg. After him are Niklas Luhmann, Janet Leigh, Sidney Poitier, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Maurice Béjart, and Albert Uderzo. Among people deceased in 2015, Kim Young-sam ranks 18Before him are Terry Pratchett, Anita Ekberg, Henning Mankell, Kenan Evren, Lemmy, and Helmut Schmidt. After him are Josef Masopust, Nicholas Winton, Leonard Nimoy, Richard von Weizsäcker, Otto Carius, and Oliver Sacks.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Young-sam ranks 11 out of 380Before him are Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Park Geun-hye (1952), Yi Sun-sin (1545), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), and Sunjong of Korea (1874). After him are Sejo of Joseon (1417), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Roh Tae-woo (1932), and Yun Posun (1897).