POLITICIAN

Taejo of Joseon

1335 - 1408

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Taejo (Korean: 태조; Hanja: 太祖; 11 October 1335 – 24 May 1408), personal name Yi Seong-gye (이성계; 李成桂), later Yi Dan (이단; 李旦), was the founder and first monarch of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. After overthrowing the Goryeo dynasty, he ascended to the throne in 1392 and abdicated six years later during a strife between his sons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taejo of Joseon has received more than 1,402,928 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Taejo of Joseon is the 381st most popular politician, the most popular biography from North Korea (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular North Korean Politician.

Taejo of Joseon is most famous for being the founder of the Joseon Dynasty.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 74.90

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Taejo of Joseon has had the most page views in the with 177,409 views, followed by Japanese (128,691), and Persian (80,745). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (238.36%), Macedonian (200.00%), and Korean (184.71%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Taejo of Joseon ranks 381 out of 19,576Before him are Willy Brandt, Ursula von der Leyen, Cambyses II, Cnut the Great, Ögedei Khan, and Frederick III, German Emperor. After him are Henry VII of England, Nerva, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Abdulmejid I, Edward III of England, and Barack Obama.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1335, Taejo of Joseon ranks 1After him are Pope Gregory XII, Prince Marko, Princess Milica of Serbia, Mamai, Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary, and Marsilius of Inghen. Among people deceased in 1408, Taejo of Joseon ranks 1After him are John VII Palaiologos, Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans, Miran Shah, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, William II of Berg, Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, John Gower, and Muhammad VII of Granada.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Taejo of Joseon ranks 1 out of 162After him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), and Choe Yong-gon (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Taejo of Joseon ranks 1After him are Taejong of Joseon (1367), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Injo of Joseon (1595), Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), Jang Song-thaek (1946), Kim Jong-suk (1919), and Choe Yong-gon (1900).