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Park Geun-hye

1952 - Today

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Park Geun-hye (Korean: 박근혜; RR: Bak Geun(-)hye; IPA: [pak‿k͈ɯn.hje]; often in English ; born 2 February 1952) is a South Korean politician who served as the 11th (18th election) president of South Korea from 2013 to 2017, when she was impeached and convicted on related corruption charges. Park was the first woman to be elected president of South Korea, and also the first female president popularly elected as head of state in East Asia. She was also the first South Korean president to be born after the founding of South Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Park Geun-hye has received more than 5,700,438 page views. Her biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Park Geun-hye is the 1,072nd most popular politician (down from 929th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 12th in 2019) and the 11th most popular South Korean Politician.

Park Geun-hye is most famous for being the first female president of South Korea.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Park Geun-hye ranks 1,072 out of 19,576Before her are James I of Aragon, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Dagobert I, False Dmitry I, Lysimachus, and Valdemar IV of Denmark. After her are Ariq Böke, Corazon Aquino, John II Casimir Vasa, Alaeddin Pasha, Pierre Laval, and Itō Hirobumi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Park Geun-hye ranks 9Before her are Liam Neeson, Harvey Weinstein, Orhan Pamuk, Steven Seagal, Roberto Benigni, and Vajiralongkorn. After her are Emomali Rahmon, Mickey Rourke, Robert Zemeckis, Nelson Piquet, Roger Milla, and Francis Fukuyama.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Park Geun-hye ranks 13 out of 1,128Before her are Moon Jae-in (1953), Yi Sun-sin (1545), Ban Ki-moon (1944), Empress Gi (1315), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), and Jeongjo of Joseon (1752). After her are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), and Sunjong of Korea (1874).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Park Geun-hye ranks 11Before her are Kim Dae-jung (1924), Gojong of Korea (1852), Moon Jae-in (1953), Empress Gi (1315), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), and Jeongjo of Joseon (1752). After her are Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), and Sunjong of Korea (1874).