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Seongjong of Joseon

1457 - 1495

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Seongjong of Joseon (August 19, 1457 – January 19, 1495) was the ninth king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seongjong of Joseon has received more than 358,495 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Seongjong of Joseon is the 1,906th most popular politician (up from 2,028th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from South Korea (down from 21st in 2019) and the 30th most popular South Korean Politician.

Seongjong of Joseon is most famous for being the king who introduced the first Korean alphabet in 1446.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Seongjong of Joseon ranks 1,906 out of 15,710Before him are Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Al-Mutawakkil, William Ewart Gladstone, Biljana Plavšić, Songtsen Gampo, and Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy. After him are Ermanaric, Peter II of Aragon, Vannozza dei Cattanei, Heinrich Brüning, Muhammad Shaybani, and David IV of Georgia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1457, Seongjong of Joseon ranks 4Before him are Henry VII of England, Mary of Burgundy, and Filippino Lippi. After him are Jacob Obrecht, Beatrice of Naples, and Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1495, Seongjong of Joseon ranks 3Before him are John II of Portugal and Sultan Cem. After him are Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Alfonso II of Naples, Francis, Count of Vendôme, Cosimo Tura, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Jacob Sprenger, Elizabeth Tudor, Magdalena of France, and Jasper Tudor.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Seongjong of Joseon ranks 33 out of 774Before him are Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), and Sunjo of Joseon (1790). After him are Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Hyojong of Joseon (1619), Lee Byung-chul (1910), Jang-geum (1550), and Choi Kyu-hah (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Seongjong of Joseon ranks 30Before him are Yun Posun (1897), Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), and Sunjo of Joseon (1790). After him are Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Hyojong of Joseon (1619), Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Munjong of Joseon (1414), and Myeongjong of Joseon (1534).