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List of Koreans

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List of Koreans

This is a list of notable Koreans or notable people of Korean descent. For easy reference, the hangul spelling of each person's name is provided alongside his or her romanized name.

Note: In Korean names, the family name is placed first (for example, the family name of "Kim Dae-jung" is "Kim"), unless the person has decided to Westernize his or her name.


Visual artists

  • Choi ji-ryong, cartoonist

Media artists



Poets and authors

  • Bang Hyun-seok
  • Chan Jeong
  • Cho Sung-ki (novelist)
  • Choi Il-nam (novelist)
  • Choi Soo-cheol
  • Do Jong-hwan (poet)
  • Hailji (author)
  • Han Bi-ya, a travel writer
  • Heo Su-gyeong (poet)
  • Hong Sung-won (author)
  • Hwang Ji-U (poet)
  • Jang Jeong-il
  • Jeon Gyeong-rin
  • Kim Byeol-ah
  • Han Chang-hun (author)
  • Kang Chol-hwan, an author of The Aquariums of Pyongyang
  • Kang Sok-kyong
  • Ko Un
  • Kim Sa-in
  • Kim Eon
  • Kim Gi-taek
  • Kim Gyeong Uk
  • Kim Hu-ran
  • Kim Ju-yeong
  • Kim Kwang-kyu
  • Kim Kyung-ju
  • Kim Seon-wu
  • Kim Seong-dong
  • Kim Seung-hee
  • Kim Sowol
  • Kim Tak-hwan
  • Kim Yeong-hyeon
  • Kim Yong-man
  • Kwak Jae-gu
  • Lee Ho-cheol
  • Lee Hye-gyeong (1960)
  • Lee In-hwa
  • Lee Soon-won
  • Ma Jonggi (born 1939)
  • Lee Mankyo
  • Moon Chung-hee
  • Moon Taejun
  • Yun Dong-ju
  • Park Jeong-dae
  • Park Mok-wol
  • Park Kyung-ni
  • Park Sang-ryung
  • Park Sangsoon
  • Park Yong-rae
  • Han Yong-un
  • Ra Hee-Duk
  • Seo Jeong-in
  • Seo Hajin
  • So Young-en

Fashion designers







Classical musicians

Historical Leaders


Religious Leaders

Scholars, Philosopher and Social Activists

Scientists and Engineers


See also


External links

  • List of Actors and Actresses of Korea
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