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 689,881 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Princess Deokhye is the 240th most popular nobleman (down from 189th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 33rd in 2019) and the most popular South Korean Nobleman.

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

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Among noblemen, Princess Deokhye ranks 240 out of 843Before her are Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Anthony, Duke of Brabant, Louis, Count of Vendôme, Isabella of England, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, and Blanche of Bourbon. After her are John I, Count of La Marche, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Louis II, Duke of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1912, Princess Deokhye ranks 63Before her are John Payne, George Emil Palade, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Julius Axelrod, Ertuğrul Osman, and Shoichi Nishimura. After her are Hermann Graf, José Ferrer, Arne Næss, A. E. van Vogt, Hugh Griffith, and Salvador Luria. Among people deceased in 1989, Princess Deokhye ranks 47Before her are Irving Stone, George Beadle, Joris Ivens, Graham Chapman, Cornel Wilde, and John Payne. After her are Valentin Glushko, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Irving Berlin, Franklin J. Schaffner, Werner Best, and Charles J. Pedersen.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Princess Deokhye ranks 70 out of 774Before her are Chang Myon (1899), Munmu of Silla (626), Mokjong of Goryeo (980), Kim Ki-duk (1960), Kim Tu-bong (1889), and Song Hye-rim (1937). After her are Ri Chun-hee (1943), Deokjong of Goryeo (1016), Munjong of Goryeo (1019), Charles J. Pedersen (1904), Choe Yong-rim (1930), and Kim Jae-gyu (1926).

Among NOBLEMEN In South Korea

Among noblemen born in South Korea, Princess Deokhye ranks 1