MILITARY PERSONNEL

Paik Sun-yup

1920 - 2020

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Paik Sun-yup (Korean: 백선엽; Hanja: 白善燁; November 23, 1920 – July 10, 2020) was a South Korean military officer. He served both Manchukuo and South Korea, the latter during the Korean War. Paik is known for his service during the Korean War and for being the first four-star general in the history of the South Korean military. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paik Sun-yup has received more than 119,892 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paik Sun-yup is the 875th most popular military personnel, the 48th most popular biography from North Korea and the most popular North Korean Military Personnel.

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  • 15

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Paik Sun-yup ranks 875 out of 1,466Before him are Alexander Matrosov, Pavel Batitsky, Iosif Gurko, John Basilone, Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon, and Magnus Stenbock. After him are Anne Hilarion de Tourville, Fyodor Kuznetsov, Viktor Dankl von Krasnik, Constantin Prezan, Tzachas, and Janko Bobetko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Paik Sun-yup ranks 138Before him are Hans Blumenberg, Mohammed Dib, Jack Lord, Marie Tharp, Amet-khan Sultan, and John Lewis. After him are Ross Martin, Celia Sánchez, Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa, Dick Francis, Lê Đức Anh, and Renato Carosone. Among people deceased in 2020, Paik Sun-yup ranks 223Before him are Adalet Ağaoğlu, Ewa Demarczyk, Gisèle Halimi, Giorgi Shengelaia, Kiki Dimoula, and Rajendra K. Pachauri. After him are Terry Goodkind, Theodor Wagner, Edén Pastora, Mário de Araújo Cabral, David Stern, and Edem Kodjo.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Paik Sun-yup ranks 48 out of 109Before him are Kim Pyong-il (1954), Sansang of Goguryeo (200), Chadae of Goguryeo (71), Mobon of Goguryeo (30), Kim Yo-jong (1988), and Jungcheon of Goguryeo (224). After him are Yi Kwang-su (1892), Seocheon of Goguryeo (250), Ahn Changho (1876), Kim Jong-chul (1981), Pak Doo-ik (1943), and Hyon Yong-chol (1949).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In North Korea

Among military personnels born in North Korea, Paik Sun-yup ranks 1After him are Yang Kyoungjong (1920).