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Taejo of Goryeo

877 - 943

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Taejo of Goryeo (Korean: 태조; Hanja: 太祖; 31 January 877 – 4 July 943), personal name Wang Kŏn (Korean: 왕건; Hanja: 王建), also known as Taejo Wang Kŏn (태조 왕건; 太祖 王建; lit. Great Progenitor Wang Kŏn), was the founder of the Korean Goryeo dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taejo of Goryeo has received more than 1,346,463 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Taejo of Goryeo is the 1,572nd most popular politician (down from 601st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular North Korean Politician.

Taejo of Goryeo is most famous for unifying the Korean peninsula and founding the Goryeo Dynasty.

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  • 67.30

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Taejo of Goryeos by language

Over the past year Taejo of Goryeo has had the most page views in the with 105,074 views, followed by Korean (71,359), and Japanese (40,107). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (819.81%), Persian (107.15%), and Sinhalese (85.34%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Taejo of Goryeo ranks 1,572 out of 19,576Before him are Princess Isabella of Parma, Richard von Weizsäcker, Yolande de Polastron, Glycerius, Horst Köhler, and Francis II Rákóczi. After him are Manuel Noriega, Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, Feodor II of Russia, Maria I of Portugal, Ecgberht, King of Wessex, and Almanzor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 877, Taejo of Goryeo ranks 2Before him is Igor of Kiev. After him are Eutychius of Alexandria, and Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders. Among people deceased in 943, Taejo of Goryeo ranks 1After him are Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, and Otto, Duke of Lorraine.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Taejo of Goryeo ranks 7 out of 162Before him are Taejo of Joseon (1335), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), and Jeongjong of Joseon (1357). After him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), and Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Taejo of Goryeo ranks 7Before him are Taejo of Joseon (1335), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), and Jeongjong of Joseon (1357). After him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), Choe Yong-gon (1900), and Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923).