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Lyuh Woon-hyung

1886 - 1947

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Lyuh Woon-hyung or Yo Un-hyung (May 25, 1886 – July 19, 1947) was a Korean politician who argued that Korean independence was essential to world peace, and a reunification activist who struggled for the independent reunification of Korea following its national division in 1945. His pen-name was Mongyang (몽양; 夢陽), the Hanja for "dream" and "the sun." He is rare among politicians in modern Korean history in that he is revered in both South and North Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyuh Woon-hyung has received more than 118,093 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Lyuh Woon-hyung is the 8,928th most popular politician, the 113th most popular biography from South Korea and the 64th most popular Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Lyuh Woon-hyung ranks 8,928 out of 15,577Before him are Vladislaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Vasco Gonçalves, Eduardo Mondlane, Jordi Pujol, Liu Zhiyuan, and Princess Mary of Great Britain. After him are Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, Charles Savarin, Verina, András Hegedüs, Ciriaco De Mita, and Shigenori Tōgō.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1886, Lyuh Woon-hyung ranks 110Before him are Chester Barnard, Salvador de Madariaga, Tarsila do Amaral, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, Ma Rainey, and Ğabdulla Tuqay. After him are André Marty, Prince Adalbert of Bavaria, Georgios Tsolakoglou, Leo G. Carroll, Gheorghe Tătărescu, and Wilhelm Marschall. Among people deceased in 1947, Lyuh Woon-hyung ranks 93Before him are Fiorello H. La Guardia, Lucjan Żeligowski, August Eigruber, Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, Harukichi Hyakutake, and Carl Hilpert. After him are Sándor Garbai, Ferdinand Zecca, Annie Londonderry, Ludwig Kübler, Georg von Trapp, and Aleksandër Stavre Drenova.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lyuh Woon-hyung ranks 113 out of 944Before him are Uhwudong (1430), Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338), Kim Seok-jin (1992), Gim Hongdo (1745), Son Ye-jin (1982), and Song Kang-ho (1967). After him are Hong Myung-bo (1969), J-Hope (1994), Isang Yun (1917), Lee Young-ae (1971), Choi Eun-hee (1926), and Lee Chang-dong (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Lyuh Woon-hyung ranks 64Before him are Kim Kyu-sik (1881), Kim Jong-pil (1926), Goh Kun (1938), Lee Jong-wook (1945), Han Seung-soo (1936), and Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338). After him are Lee Wan-koo (1950), Pak Song-chol (1913), Song Si-yeol (1607), Chung Sye-kyun (1950), Sin Sukju (1417), and Bak Jungyang (1872).