Diplomat

Ban Ki-moon

1944 - Today

Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon (; Hangul: 반기문; Hanja: 潘基文; Korean pronunciation: [pan.ɡi.mun]; born 13 June 1944) is a South Korean politician and diplomat who was the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016 and succeded by Antonio Guterres. Before becoming Secretary-General, Ban was a career diplomat in South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the United Nations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 7,395,031 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular Diplomat and the most popular biography from Korea, South.

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Among Diplomats, Ban Ki-moon ranks 2 out of 46Before him are Gaius Marius (ITA). After him are Pocahontas (USA), Kofi Annan (GHA), Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (FRA), Dag Hammarskjöld (SWE), Boutros Boutros-Ghali (EGY), Ferdinand de Lesseps (FRA), Karl Liebknecht (DEU), Alexandra Kollontai (RUS), Raoul Wallenberg (SWE), and Ban Chao (CHN).

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Among people born in 1944, Ban Ki-moon ranks 2 out of 340Before him is Michael Douglas (USA). After him are George Lucas (USA), Timothy Dalton (GBR), Reinhold Messner (ITA), Joe Cocker (GBR), Gerhard Schröder (DEU), Jimmy Page (GBR), Danny Trejo (USA), Joe Frazier (USA), Rutger Hauer (NLD), and Geraldine Chaplin (USA).

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