Yejong of Joseon

1450 - 1469

Yejong of Joseon

Yejong of Joseon (12 February 1450 – 31 December 1469) was the 8th king of the Joseon Dynasty Korea. He succeeded his father, King Sejo in 1468 at 18 years of age (19 according to Korean system), but was too physically ill to govern, and died a year later. One of the most prominent incidents during Yejong's reign was the trial and death of General Nam I (남이 장군, 南怡). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yejong of Joseon has received more than 172,999 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,928th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yejong of Joseon ranks 2,910 out of 14,801Before him are Pekah, Gudrun Burwitz, Dionysius II of Syracuse, Kilij Arslan II, Christopher I of Denmark, and Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal. After him are Richard Walther Darré, Martinian, Mehmet Shehu, Antiochus VII Sidetes, Eisaku Satō, and James Callaghan.

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Among people born in 1450, Yejong of Joseon ranks 9Before him are John Cabot, Josquin des Prez, Luca Signorelli, Martin Schongauer, Gerard David, and Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād. After him are Kara Ahmed Pasha, Veit Stoss, Pêro da Covilhã, Marko Marulić, Francisco de Almeida, and Diogo Dias. Among people deceased in 1469, Yejong of Joseon ranks 3Before him are Filippo Lippi and Piero di Cosimo de' Medici. After him are Moctezuma I, Filarete, Benedetto Cotrugli, Abu Sa'id Mirza, and Niccolò de' Conti.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yejong of Joseon ranks 30 out of 380Before him are Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Crown Prince Sado (1735), Heonjong of Joseon (1827), and Yun Chi-ho (1864). After him are Yi I (1536), Nam June Paik (1932), Princess Deokhye (1912), Lee Kun-hee (1942), Gim Yu-sin (595), and Charles J. Pedersen (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Yejong of Joseon ranks 26Before him are Choi Kyu-hah (1919), Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955), Danjong of Joseon (1441), Jeong Dojeon (1342), Crown Prince Sado (1735), and Heonjong of Joseon (1827). After him are Gim Yu-sin (595), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Jeong Mong-ju (1337), Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo (1018), Heo Jeong (1896), and Lee Nak-yeon (1951).

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