Yun Hyon-seok

1984 - 2003

Yun Hyon-seok

Yun Hyon-seok (Korean: 윤현석; Hanja: 尹賢碩; August 7, 1984 – April 26, 2003) was a South Korean LGBT poet, writer and LGBT activist. He committed suicide in protest against discrimination against homosexuals in South Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yun Hyon-seok has received more than 35,962 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 362nd most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Yun Hyon-seok ranks 361 out of 426Before him are Mary Edwards Walker, Aslı Erdoğan, Catharine MacKinnon, Fazu Aliyeva, Robert Emmet, and Henry Spira. After him are Daniel De Leon, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Ralph Abernathy, Oswaldo Payá, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and Jan Egeland.

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Among people born in 1984, Yun Hyon-seok ranks 88Before him are Dustin Moskovitz, Andrea Casiraghi, Garrett Hedlund, Marshall Allman, Eric Trump, and Izabel Goulart. After him are Aylar Lie, Dustin Brown, Gökhan Inler, Nilmar, Vedad Ibišević, and Marion Bartoli. Among people deceased in 2003, Yun Hyon-seok ranks 204Before him are Buddy Ebsen, David M. Brown, Laurel Clark, Ottorino Volonterio, Edwin Starr, and Mike Larrabee. After him are Joseph Saidu Momoh, Conrad Hall, William C. McCool, Warren Zevon, Bernard Dowiyogo, and Suzy Parker.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yun Hyon-seok ranks 129 out of 380Before him are Moon Geun-young (1987), Kim Jong-kook (1976), Kim Hee-sun (1977), Jang Dong-gun (1972), Hyuna (1992), and Jang Hyuk (1976). After him are Bae Doona (1979), Yoo Young-chul (1970), Seungri (1990), Han Kang (1970), Kim Ha-neul (1978), and Kwon Sang-woo (1976).


Among social activists born in South Korea, Yun Hyon-seok ranks 3Before him are Yun Chi-ho (1864) and Soh Jaipil (1864).

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