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List of people of Korean descent

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List of people of Korean descent

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 "Manning Ben Manning" is "Manning"), unless the person has decided to Westernize his or her name.


Visual artists

Media artists



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Poets and authors

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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