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Yun Posun

1897 - 1990

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Yun Posun (Korean: 윤보선; Hanja: 尹潽善; Korean pronunciation: [junbosʌn] or [jun] [posʌn]; August 26, 1897 – July 18, 1990) was a South Korean politician and activist, who served as the second president of South Korea from 1960 to 1962 before being replaced by Park Chung-hee as a result of the May 16 coup in 1961. Having entered politics after World War II, Yun served as Secretary to Korea's Chief of Staff in 1947; and was Mayor of Seoul in 1948. He served as Commerce Minister for the newly liberated Korea from 1949 to 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yun Posun has received more than 228,638 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Yun Posun is the 1,560th most popular politician (up from 1,703rd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 17th in 2019) and the 24th most popular South Korean Politician.

Yun posun is most famous for its variety of noodles.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Yun Posun ranks 1,560 out of 15,710Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Djer, Bessus, Pharamond, Jean-Marie Le Pen, and Lin Biao. After him are Huni, Princess Isabella of Parma, Marie Walewska, Chester A. Arthur, Porfirio Díaz, and Mahfiruz Hatun.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1897, Yun Posun ranks 24Before him are Frank Capra, Louis Aragon, Kurt Schuschnigg, Pola Negri, Ferenc Szálasi, and Thích Quảng Đức. After him are Soong Mei-ling, Kurt Daluege, Hasso von Manteuffel, Otto Strasser, Karl-Otto Koch, and Paul Delvaux. Among people deceased in 1990, Yun Posun ranks 16Before him are Norbert Elias, Sarah Vaughan, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Paulette Goddard, Pavel Cherenkov, and John Bowlby. After him are Sergei Parajanov, Ilya Frank, Lê Đức Thọ, Boris Shcherbina, Miguel Muñoz, and Tunku Abdul Rahman.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yun Posun ranks 27 out of 774Before him are Kim Young-sam (1927), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), and Gongmin of Goryeo (1330). After him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457).

Among POLITICIANS In South Korea

Among politicians born in South Korea, Yun Posun ranks 24Before him are Kim Young-sam (1927), Yeonsangun of Joseon (1476), Gyeongjong of Joseon (1688), Dongmyeong of Goguryeo (-58), Seonjo of Joseon (1552), and Gongmin of Goryeo (1330). After him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon (1575), Dangun (-333), Roh Tae-woo (1932), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sunjo of Joseon (1790), and Seongjong of Joseon (1457).