Yun Hyu

1617 - 1680

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Yun Hyu (Hangul: 윤휴, Hanja: 尹鑴; 1617 – 1680) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar and official, who lived during the Joseon Dynasty. Yun was the political leader of the Southern (Namin) faction of the Joseon Dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yun Hyu has received more than 18,576 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Yun Hyu is the 869th most popular philosopher (down from 843rd in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 64th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Yun Hyu ranks 869 out of 1,089Before him are Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Anne Conway, Johannes Nikolaus Tetens, Michel Marcel Navratil, Nasr Abu Zayd, and Leo Löwenthal. After him are Tan Sitong, Debendranath Tagore, Antoun Saadeh, Gaudapada, Vincenzo Gioberti, and Vasily Rozanov.

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Among people born in 1617, Yun Hyu ranks 12Before him are Elias Ashmole, Emanuel de Witte, Leopoldo de' Medici, Magdalene Sibylle of Saxony, Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and John Michael Wright. After him are Ralph Cudworth and Richard Lovelace. Among people deceased in 1680, Yun Hyu ranks 29Before him are Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Frans Post, Peter Lely, Pierre-Paul Riquet, Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels, and Kateri Tekakwitha. After him is Symeon of Polotsk.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yun Hyu ranks 134 out of 774Before him are Yu Kil-chun (1856), Song Si-yeol (1607), Heo Nanseolheon (1563), Lee Chang-dong (1954), Na Hye-sok (1896), and Gong Yoo (1979). After him are Son Ye-jin (1982), Ho Jong-suk (1908), Daniel Dae Kim (1968), Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (1922), Song Joong-ki (1985), and Bak Jungyang (1872).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In South Korea

Among philosophers born in South Korea, Yun Hyu ranks 3Before him are Yi I (1536) and Yi Hwang (1501). After him are Jaegwon Kim (1934).