Queen Munjeong

1501 - 1565

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Queen Munjeong (Hangul: 문정왕후, Hanja: 文定王后; 2 December 1501 – 5 May 1565), of the Papyeong Yun clan, was a posthumous name bestowed to the wife and third queen consort of Yi Yeok, King Jungjong. She was queen consort of Joseon from 1517 until her husband's death in 1544, after which she was honoured as Queen Dowager Seongryeol (성렬왕대비) during the reign of her step-son, Yi Ho, King Injong. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Queen Munjeong has received more than 219,054 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Queen Munjeong is the 3,936th most popular politician, the 62nd most popular biography from South Korea and the 46th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Queen Munjeong ranks 3,936 out of 15,577Before her are Adolph Joffe, Gazi Husrev-beg, Lykourgos, Enmerkar, Harthacnut I of Denmark, and Sobhuza II. After her are Abul Kalam Azad, Matthew Kantakouzenos, Ahmes, Theobald II of Navarre, Adel Shah, and Kim Jae-gyu.

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Among people born in 1501, Queen Munjeong ranks 6Before her are Anne Boleyn, Pope Marcellus II, Gerolamo Cardano, Isabella of Austria, and Garcilaso de la Vega. After her are Yi Hwang, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Sahib I Giray, Leonhart Fuchs, Bairam Khan, and Ivan Susanin. Among people deceased in 1565, Queen Munjeong ranks 5Before her are Pope Pius IV, Conrad Gessner, Dragut, and Lodovico Ferrari. After her are William Farel, Cipriano de Rore, Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Ranuccio Farnese, Diego Laynez, and Semiz Ali Pasha.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Queen Munjeong ranks 62 out of 944Before her are Chang Myon (1899), Toyo Ito (1941), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Heo Jun (1546), Princess Deokhye (1912), and Andrew Kim Taegon (1821). After her are Kim Jae-gyu (1926), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Yi Hwang (1501), Charles J. Pedersen (1904), Munmu of Silla (626), and Jeong Mong-ju (1337).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Queen Munjeong ranks 46Before her are Gim Yu-sin (595), Hyeokgeose of Silla (-69), Pak Hon-yong (1900), Heungseon Daewongun (1820), Chang Myon (1899), and Jeong Dojeon (1342). After her are Kim Jae-gyu (1926), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Munmu of Silla (626), Jeong Mong-ju (1337), Chungnyeol of Goryeo (1236), and Ri Chun-hee (1943).