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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, ruling from 1674 until 1720. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sukjong of Joseon has received more than 946,744 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Sukjong of Joseon is the 669th most popular politician (up from 986th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 11th in 2019) and the 9th most popular 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 669 out of 15,577Before him are Robert Mugabe, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, Abd al-Rahman I, James Madison, Alexis of Russia, and Constantius Chlorus. After him are Gaius Cassius Longinus, Subhas Chandra Bose, Sasaki Kojirō, Hezekiah, Abd al-Rahman III, and Ladislaus the Posthumous.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1661, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 2Before him is Charles II of Spain. After him are Louis, Grand Dauphin, Feodor III of Russia, Guillaume de l'Hôpital, Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Marie Angélique de Scorailles, Georg Böhm, 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, Maria Margaretha Kirch, Abdul-Qādir Bedil, Antoine Coysevox, Peter Tordenskjold, Balaji Vishwanath, Anne Dacier, and Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 10 out of 944Before him are Moon Jae-in (1953), Syngman Rhee (1875), Kim Dae-jung (1924), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), and Ban Ki-moon (1944). After him are Gojong of Korea (1852), Park Geun-hye (1952), Empress Gi (1315), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Yi Sun-sin (1545), and Roh Tae-woo (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Sukjong of Joseon ranks 9Before him are Jeongjo of Joseon (1752), Moon Jae-in (1953), Syngman Rhee (1875), Kim Dae-jung (1924), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), and Chun Doo-hwan (1931). After him are Gojong of Korea (1852), Park Geun-hye (1952), Empress Gi (1315), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Tae-woo (1932), and Sunjo of Joseon (1790).