Shin Kyuk-ho

1921 - 2020

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Shin Kyuk-ho (3 November 1921 – 19 January 2020), known in Japan as Takeo Shigemitsu, was a Korean businessman known for being the founder of the South Korean conglomerate Lotte Corporation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shin Kyuk-ho has received more than 179,787 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Shin Kyuk-ho is the 169th most popular businessperson, the 99th most popular biography from South Korea and the 4th most popular South Korean Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Shin Kyuk-ho ranks 169 out of 604Before him are Carl Laemmle, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Maurice de Hirsch, Larry Silverstein, Axel Springer, and David Packard. After him are Evangelos Zappas, Thomas Lipton, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Tomáš Baťa, Henry J. Heinz, and Paul Elvstrøm.

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Among people born in 1921, Shin Kyuk-ho ranks 106Before him are Pierre Clostermann, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, Leonardo Sciascia, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Hannah Szenes, and Wolfgang Lotz. After him are Géza Anda, Maurice Richard, Betty Friedan, Jean Behra, Giovanni Benelli, and Manitas de Plata. Among people deceased in 2020, Shin Kyuk-ho ranks 152Before him are Zeev Sternhell, José Bonaparte, Chuck Yeager, Kang Kek Iew, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, and Mamadou Tandja. After him are Eddie Van Halen, Wilford Brimley, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, Christophe, Harry Gregg, and Carlo Ubbiali.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Shin Kyuk-ho ranks 99 out of 774Before him are Seonjong of Goryeo (1049), Injong of Goryeo (1109), Heonjong of Goryeo (1084), Jang Yeong-sil (1400), Chung Sye-kyun (1950), and Won Gyun (1540). After him are Gongyang of Goryeo (1345), Lee Soo-man (1952), Hwang Kyo-ahn (1957), Kim Kyu-sik (1881), Kim Seong-su (1891), and Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338).


Among businesspeople born in South Korea, Shin Kyuk-ho ranks 4Before him are Lee Byung-chul (1910), Sung Jae-gi (1967), and Lee Kun-hee (1942). After him are Lee Jae-yong (1969).