POLITICIAN

Sunjong of Korea

1874 - 1926

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Sunjong (Korean: 순종; Hanja: 純宗; 25 March 1874 – 24 April 1926), personal name Yi Cheok (이척; 李坧), also known as the Yunghui Emperor (융희제; 隆熙帝), was the last Korean monarch. He ruled from 1907 to 1910 as the second and last emperor of the Korean Empire. Sunjong was elevated to the throne after his predecessor and father, Gojong, was forced to abdicate by the Empire of Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sunjong of Korea has received more than 1,138,673 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Sunjong of Korea is the 1,221st most popular politician (up from 1,290th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 17th most popular South Korean Politician.

Sunjong of Korea is most famous for being the last king of Korea.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Sunjong of Korea ranks 1,221 out of 19,576Before him are Al-Walid I, Idris of Libya, Agrippina the Elder, Nestor, Jianwen Emperor, and Albert Lebrun. After him are Musaylimah, Amenhotep II, Joan I of Navarre, Queen Paola of Belgium, Frederick I of Sweden, and Ælfweard of Wessex.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1874, Sunjong of Korea ranks 18Before him are Edward Thorndike, Gertrude Stein, Alexander Kolchak, António Egas Moniz, Carl Bosch, and Lucy Maud Montgomery. After him are Nikolai Berdyaev, G. K. Chesterton, Talaat Pasha, W. Somerset Maugham, August Krogh, and Karl Kraus. Among people deceased in 1926, Sunjong of Korea ranks 12Before him are Emperor Taishō, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Mary Cassatt, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, and Camillo Golgi. After him are Symon Petliura, Emil Kraepelin, Louise of Sweden, Rudolph Valentino, Aleksei Brusilov, and Gertrude Bell.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Sunjong of Korea ranks 19 out of 1,128Before him are Park Geun-hye (1952), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), and Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575). After him are Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), and Mas Oyama (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Sunjong of Korea ranks 17Before him are Park Geun-hye (1952), Yeongjo of Joseon (1694), Sejo of Joseon (1417), Roh Moo-hyun (1946), Chun Doo-hwan (1931), and Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575). After him are Seongjong of Joseon (1457), Cheoljong of Joseon (1831), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Jungjong of Joseon (1488), and Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476).