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Sukjong of Joseon

1661 - 1720

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Sukjong of Joseon (7 October 1661 – 12 July 1720) was the 19th king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea from 1674 to 1720. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sukjong of Joseon has received more than 689,305 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sukjong of Joseon is the 987th most popular politician (down from 870th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular South Korean Politician.

Sukjong of Joseon is most famous for the fact that he was a weak ruler who allowed his consort, Lady Jang, to meddle in affairs of state.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 987 out of 15,710. Before him are Gojong of Korea, Tamar of Georgia, Todor Zhivkov, Stepan Bandera, Alexander Van der Bellen, and Emperor Xuanzong of Tang. After him are William Jennings Bryan, Tedros Adhanom, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Astyages, Harold Godwinson, and Constantine IV.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1661, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 4Before him are Charles II of Spain, Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Feodor III of Russia. After him are Guillaume de l'Hôpital, Marie Angélique de Scorailles, Georg Böhm, Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti, Christopher Polhem, and Jahandar Shah. Among people deceased in 1720, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 1After him are Calico Jack, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Maria Barbara Bach, Edward England, Peter Tordenskjold, Abdul-Qādir Bedil, Antoine Coysevox, Maria Margaretha Kirch, Anne Dacier, Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway, and Balaji Vishwanath.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 11 out of 774. Before him are Moon Jae-in (1953), Kim Dae-jung (1924), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), and Gojong of Korea (1852). After him are Empress Gi (1315), Park Geun-hye (1952), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Yi Sun-sin (1545), and Mas Oyama (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 10Before him are Moon Jae-in (1953), Kim Dae-jung (1924), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), and Gojong of Korea (1852). After him are Empress Gi (1315), Park Geun-hye (1952), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Empress Myeongseong (1851), and Jungjong of Joseon (1488).