Princess Deokhye

1912 - 1989

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Princess Deokhye (Korean: 덕혜옹주, Deokhye-Ongju; Japanese: 徳恵姫, Tokue-hime; 25 May 1912 – 21 April 1989) was the last princess of the Korean Empire. She was born on May 25, 1912, at Changdeok Palace, in Seoul, as the youngest daughter of Emperor Gojong from his concubine, then known as Yang Gwi-in. After her birth, Gojong bestowed the royal title Boknyeong on Lady Yang.Deokhye was not formally recognized as a princess by Japan until 1917, because she was not the daughter of a Queen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Deokhye has received more than 861,829 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Princess Deokhye is the 205th most popular nobleman (up from 240th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 70th in 2019) and the most popular Nobleman.

Princess Deokhye is most famous for her role in the assassination of Queen Min.

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Among noblemen, Princess Deokhye ranks 205 out of 842Before her are Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Saint Margaret of Scotland, Princess Carolina of Parma, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, Jobst of Moravia, and Liliʻuokalani. After her are Neferirkare Kakai, Memnon of Rhodes, Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Tupou VI, and Antoine, Duke of Montpensier.

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Among people born in 1912, Princess Deokhye ranks 47Before her are Lawrence Durrell, Sonja Henie, Otto Kretschmer, Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland, Chien-Shiung Wu, and Georg Solti. After her are Don Siegel, Elsa Morante, Taiichi Ohno, Tibor Sekelj, Ghazi of Iraq, and George Emil Palade. Among people deceased in 1989, Princess Deokhye ranks 44Before her are Leon Festinger, Joris Ivens, Guy Williams, Bruce Chatwin, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Michel Aflaq. After her are Ahmadou Ahidjo, Danilo Kiš, Irving Stone, Irving Berlin, John Payne, and Lucille Ball.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Princess Deokhye ranks 60 out of 944Before her are Yun Chi-ho (1864), Choe Yeong (1316), Chang Myon (1899), Toyo Ito (1941), Jeong Dojeon (1342), and Heo Jun (1546). After her are Andrew Kim Taegon (1821), Queen Munjeong (1501), Kim Jae-gyu (1926), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Yi Hwang (1501), and Charles J. Pedersen (1904).

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Among noblemen born in South Korea, Princess Deokhye ranks 1