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Moon, Sun Myung

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Personal name headingMoon, Sun Myung
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Variant(s)Mun, Sŏn-myŏng
Wen, Hsien-ming
Bun, Senmei
Mun, S. M.
Mun, San Myung
Mūn, San Mīang
Mun I︠A︡n Me
Sun Myung Moon
San Men Mun
Mun, I︠A︡n Me
Mun, San Men
文 鮮明
문 선명
Biography/History noteSun Myung Moon (1920-2012) was a Korean religious leader and the founder of the Unification Church..
Birth date1920-02-25
Death date2012-09-03
Place of birthKorea
Place of deathKap'yŏng-gun (Korea)
AffiliationUnification Church
Profession or occupationReligious leaders
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Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Non-Latin script references reviewed in NACO CJK Funnel References Project.
Founder of Unification Church
Found inHis New hope, 1973.
Moritzen, N.-P. S.M. Muns Vereinigungskirche, 1981: t.p. (S.M. Mun) p. 2 (San Myung Mun)
Kōsum Tālasōphon. ʻĒkkasān rāingān rư̄ang "Latthi Mūnisưm," 1991: p. 11, 1st group (Nāi San Mīang Mūn; North Korean; b. 6 January 1920; into Presbyterian family; close associate of South Korean president Pak Čhung Hī; emigrated to America in 1973)
"Mnogie pridut pod imenem moim..." 2001: t.p. (San Men Mun) p. 9 (San Men Mun b. 25 Feb. (or 6 Jan. according to lunar calendar) 1920 in a village in Northern Korea named Sansa Togon-Myon. His real name is Mun I︠A︡n Me and can be translated as Sveti︠a︡shchai︠a︡si︠a︡ Luna Drakona)
New York times WWW site, Sept. 4, 2012 (in obituary published Sept. 2: the Rev. Sun Myung Moon; b. Jan. 6, 1920, in a small rural town in what is now North Korea; d. Monday [Sept. 3, 2012], Gapyeong, South Korea, aged 92; Korean evangelist, businessman, and self-proclaimed messiah who built a religious movement notable for its mass weddings, fresh-faced proselytizers, and links to vast commercial interests)
Wikipedia, Dec. 2, 2013 (Sun Myung Moon, b. 25 Feb. 1920 in Jeong-ju, now in North Pyongan, North Korea; born Mun Yong-myeong; Korean religious leader, business magnate and media mogul)
OCLC, June 26, 2020 (access point: 文 鮮明 = 문 선명 = Moon, Sun Myung; usage: 文 鮮明 = Moon Sun Myung)
New York Times, via WWW, September 1, 2023 (September 2, 2012 edition; Rev. Sun Myung Moon; founder of the Unification movement; founded the Kwang-Ya Church in 1946, a predecessor of the Unification Church in Pyongyang, where he was imprisoned by Communist authorities; moved to Seoul, where he founded the Unification Church in 1954; the church became prominent in the United States in the 1970s; Moon expanded business interests in several countries)