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Sin Saimdang

1504 - 1551

Sin Saimdang

Shin Saimdang (申師任堂, December 5, 1504 – May 17, 1551) was a Korean artist, writer, calligraphist, and poet. She was born in Gangwondo Gangneungbu jugheonli bugpyeongchon (강원도 강릉부 죽헌리 북평촌) on 29 October 1504. Her birth home, Ojukheon, which is also her mother's side home, is well-preserved to this day. She was the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yi I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sin Saimdang has received more than 144,814 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 655th most popular writer.

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  • 6.34

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  • 1.61

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Sin Saimdang ranks 652 out of 4,883Before her are Ulrich von Hutten, Wilbur Smith, Władysław Reymont, Miep Gies, Vasily Grossman, and Frank Wedekind. After her are Bruno Schulz, Arto Paasilinna, L. Ron Hubbard, Periander, Marcus Gavius Apicius, and Thomas Harris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1504, Sin Saimdang ranks 2Before her is Pope Pius V. After her are Francesco Primaticcio, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Heinrich Bullinger, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, Guru Angad, Antun Vrančić, Scipione Rebiba, and Stanislaus Hosius. Among people deceased in 1551, Sin Saimdang ranks 1After her are Barbara Radziwiłł, Martin Bucer, Margaret Leijonhufvud, Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Oda Nobuhide, Sahib I Giray, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, George Martinuzzi, and Fray Tomás de Berlanga.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Sin Saimdang ranks 22 out of 380Before her are Roh Tae-woo (1932), Yun Posun (1897), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), Hyojong of Joseon (1619), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457). After her are Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Crown Prince Sado (1735), and Heonjong of Joseon (1827).