POLITICIAN

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 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 638,152 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia. Kim Young-sam is the 1,437th most popular politician (down from 1,304th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from South Korea (down from 11th in 2019) and the 18th most popular South Korean 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 1,437 out of 15,710Before him are Millard Fillmore, Jingtai Emperor, Olybrius, Kayqubad I, Philip of Swabia, and Kurt Schuschnigg. After him are Leo von Caprivi, Tsai Ing-wen, Alfonso VIII of Castile, James II of Aragon, Viktor Yushchenko, and Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Kim Young-sam ranks 20Before him are Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Turgut Özal, Janet Leigh, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Sidney Poitier. After him are Mary Higgins Clark, Niklas Luhmann, Maurice Béjart, Margaret Keane, Robert Ludlum, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. Among people deceased in 2015, Kim Young-sam ranks 19Before him are Henning Mankell, Süleyman Demirel, Helmut Schmidt, Lemmy, Leonard Nimoy, and Josef Masopust. After him are Maya Plisetskaya, Kenan Evren, Ulrich Beck, Otto Carius, Richard von Weizsäcker, and Oliver Sacks.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Young-sam ranks 21 out of 774Before him are Sejo of Joseon (1417), Yi Sun-sin (1545), Mas Oyama (1923), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), and Sunjong of Korea (1874). After him are Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), and Yun Posun (1897).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Kim Young-sam ranks 18Before him are Park Geun-hye (1952), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), and Sunjong of Korea (1874). After him are Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), and Yun Posun (1897).