Famous South Korean Historical Personalities

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 1 Sejong the Great of Joseon

Sejong the Great of Joseon
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Famous As: Fourth Ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea
Birthdate: May 15, 1397
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: April 8, 1450

 2 Gojong of Korea

Gojong of Korea
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 8, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Unhyeongung, Seoul, South Korea
Died: January 21, 1919

 3 Yŏngjo

Yŏngjo
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Famous As: Korean King
Birthdate: October 31, 1694
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gyeonghuigung, Seoul, South Korea
Died: April 22, 1776
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 4 Crown Prince Sado

Crown Prince Sado
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: February 13, 1735
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: July 12, 1762

 5 Heungseon Daewongun

Heungseon Daewongun
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: December 21, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: December 22, 1898