Park Won-soon

1956 - 2020

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Park Won-soon (Korean: 박원순; March 26, 1956 – July 9, 2020) was a South Korean politician, philanthropist, activist, and lawyer who served as the longest-serving mayor of Seoul from 2011 until his death in July 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected in 2011 and won re-election in 2014 and 2018. Prior to being elected mayor, Park was a community and social justice activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Park Won-soon has received more than 290,161 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Park Won-soon is the 5,292nd most popular politician, the 85th most popular biography from South Korea and the 63rd most popular South Korean Politician.

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Among politicians, Park Won-soon ranks 5,292 out of 15,710. Before him are Chung Il-kwon, Berenice, Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Anne Gonzaga, and Bermudo I of Asturias. After him are Gyula Andrássy the Younger, Shamash-shum-ukin, Gisela of Swabia, Odo I, Duke of Burgundy, Viktor Abakumov, and Blaise Compaoré.

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Among people born in 1956, Park Won-soon ranks 46Before him are Kim Cattrall, Ingemar Stenmark, Michael Connelly, David Caruso, John Lydon, and Imelda Staunton. After him are Patricia Cornwell, Dave Murray, Carlo Urbani, Michael Biehn, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and Amado Carrillo Fuentes. Among people deceased in 2020, Park Won-soon ranks 115Before him are Ken Hensley, Vladica Popović, Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, Nikolai Kapustin, and Juan Marsé. After him are Paul Goma, Benjamin Mkapa, Éva Székely, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, Rubem Fonseca, and Mad Mike Hoare.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Park Won-soon ranks 85 out of 774. Before him are Yi Hwang (1501), Jeong Mong-ju (1337), Psy (1977), Ko Un (1933), Lee Jong-wook (1945), and Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo (1018). After him are Sunjong of Goryeo (1047), Yejong of Goryeo (1079), Hwang Jang-yop (1923), Heo Jeong (1896), Andrew Kim Taegon (1821), and Sukjong of Goryeo (1054).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Park Won-soon ranks 63Before him are Munjong of Goryeo (1019), Choe Yong-rim (1930), Kim Jae-gyu (1926), Jeong Mong-ju (1337), Lee Jong-wook (1945), and Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo (1018). After him are Sunjong of Goryeo (1047), Yejong of Goryeo (1079), Hwang Jang-yop (1923), Heo Jeong (1896), Sukjong of Goryeo (1054), and Seonjong of Goryeo (1049).