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Park Geun-hye

1952 - Today

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Park Geun-hye (Korean: 박근혜; Hanja: 朴槿惠; RR: Bak Geun(-)hye; IPA: [pak‿k͈ɯn.hje]; often in English ; born 2 February 1952) is a former South Korean politician who served as the 11th president of South Korea from 2013 until 2017, when she was impeached and a year later convicted on related corruption charges. Park was the first woman to be elected president, 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 the First Republic of Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Park Geun-hye has received more than 4,547,116 page views. Her biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Park Geun-hye is the 1,107th most popular politician (down from 1,054th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 6th in 2019) and the 12th 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 1,107 out of 15,710Before her are Harold Macmillan, Patrice de MacMahon, Zedekiah, Artaxerxes III, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, and Alexander I of Macedon. After her are Muhammad XII of Granada, Queen Paola of Belgium, Gustáv Husák, Habib Bourguiba, Jianwen Emperor, and Klement Gottwald.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Park Geun-hye ranks 9Before her are Harvey Weinstein, Steven Seagal, Liam Neeson, Orhan Pamuk, Vajiralongkorn, and Roberto Benigni. After her are Christopher Reeve, Mickey Rourke, Jostein Gaarder, Robert Zemeckis, Sylvia Kristel, and Gary Moore.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Park Geun-hye ranks 13 out of 774Before her are Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), and Empress Gi (1315). After her are Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Yi Sun-sin (1545), Mas Oyama (1923), Empress Myeongseong (1851), and Jungjong of Joseon (1488).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Park Geun-hye ranks 12Before her are Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Gojong of Korea (1852), Sukjong of Joseon (1661), and Empress Gi (1315). After her are Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Empress Myeongseong (1851), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Sunjong of Korea (1874), and Kim Young-sam (1927).

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