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Kim Taehyung
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the South Korean Boy Band ‘BTS’)
Kim Taehyung
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Kim Tae-hyung is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy group BTS, for which he is a vocalist. Renowned for his baritone singing voice, Kim is regarded as a role model by other Korean artists like Younghoon, Jaehyun, Byun Hyun-min, Yeosang, Jungseung, Mingi, and Yunmin.

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Song Hye-kyo
(Actress)
Song Hye-kyo
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Birthdate: November 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Song Hye-kyo is one of the most popular South Korean actresses of the current generation. She has gained international recognition for her performance in TV series, such as Descendants of the Sun. In 2018, she was ranked sixth in the Korea Power Celebrity list issued by Forbes magazine. Song Hye-kyo makes social donations and works with non-profit organizations like KARA.

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Suga
(Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Group ‘Boy Band BTS’)
Suga
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Min Yoon-gi, or Suga, gained fame as part of the South Korean pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, the first K-pop group to earn a Billboard award. His first solo mixtape was featured at the third spot of Billboard's World Albums Chart. Suga has also written many tracks.
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Son Ye-jin
(Actress)
Son Ye-jin
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Birthdate: January 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Regarded as one of the most versatile actresses of South Korea, Son Ye-jin is also one of the highest-paid Korean actresses. She gained international recognition after playing prominent roles in films like The Truth Beneath and The Last Princess and in the popular TV series Crash Landing on You. She is also one of the most decorated South Korean actresses.

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Bong Joon-ho
(Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter Known for His Films: ‘Memories of Murder’, ‘The Host’, ‘Snowpiercer’ and ‘Parasite’)
Bong Joon-ho
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Birthdate: September 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo

Bong Joon-ho is a South Korean filmmaker whose movies are characterized by the use of black humor, genre-mixing, and social themes. His 2019 film Parasite became the first non-English film to receive the Best Picture award at the Academy Awards, gaining Bong international recognition. In 2020, he was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list.

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Park Geun-hye
(11th President of South Korea)
Park Geun-hye
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Park Geun-hye is a former politician from South Korea. In 2013, Park became the first woman to serve as the president of South Korea. She also became the first president from South Korea to be born after the establishment of the First Republic of Korea. In 2014, Park Geun-hye was named in Forbes magazine's world's most powerful people list.

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Sung Hoon
(South Korean Actor and Model)
Sung Hoon
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Sung Hoon is a South Korean voice actor and actor best known for appearing in the popular television entertainment program I Live Alone, for which he has won many awards. Before becoming an actor, Sung Hoon was a swimming champion whose swimming career ended due to a spinal injury.

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Nancy
(Singer, Actress)
Nancy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Yoo Ah-in
(Actor)
Yoo Ah-in
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Yoo Ah-in is best known for playing Lee Jong-su in Burning, the first Korean movie to be on the final shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Yoo has also appeared in the series Sungkyunkwan Scandal and Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love, and the film Punch
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Moon Chae-won
(South Korean Actress)
Moon Chae-won
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Birthdate: November 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Moon Chae-won is best known for her roles in South Korean series such as Painter of the Wind, The Princess' Man, and Brilliant Legacy. She was the only female cast member of the film War of the Arrows and has won honors such as the SBS and KBS Drama Awards.
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Chang Hye-jin
(South Korean Former Recurve Archer and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Chang Hye-jin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Oh Sang-eun
(South Korean Table Tennis Player)
Oh Sang-eun
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Han Chae-young
(South Korean Actress)
Han Chae-young
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Birthdate: September 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Key
(Singer)
Key
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
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Irene
(Greek Empress)
Irene
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Birthdate: 0750 AD
Died: August 9, 0803

Irene of Athens ruled over the Eastern Roman Empire between 797 and 802. She started her political career by becoming the empress consort to Emperor Leo IV. She then served as regent during her son Constantine VI's rule before co-ruling along with him. In 797, she organized a conspiracy to gouge out her son's eyes to become the sole ruler.

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Roh Tae-woo
(Sixth president of South Korea from 1988 to 1993)
Roh Tae-woo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 26, 2021
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Park Chu-young
(South Korean Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Park Chu-young
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kim So-yeong
(South Korean Badminton Player)
Kim So-yeong
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Kim Woo-jung
(Businessman)
Kim Woo-jung
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 9, 2019
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Stephen Kim Sou-hwan
(Cardinal)
Stephen Kim Sou-hwan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 16, 2009
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Wonjeong
(TikTok Star Who Shares Videos of a Viral Nature)
Wonjeong
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Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Hailey Ra
(TikToker Who Shares Martial Arts Videos)
Hailey Ra
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Birthdate: August 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo