#1649 Overall Influence

Sun Myung Moon

Korean religious leader

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Sun Myung Moon was a Korean religious leader, also known for his business ventures and support for political causes. A messiah claimant, he was the founder of the Unification movement , and of its widely noted "Blessing" or mass wedding ceremony, and the author of its unique theology the Divine Principle. He was an anti-communist and an advocate for Korean reunification, for which he was recognized by the governments of both North and South Korea. Businesses he promoted included News World Communications, an international news media corporation known for its American subsidiary The Washington Times, and Tongil Group, a South Korean business group , as well as other related organizations.

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Waseda University

Private university in Tokyo, Japan

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#777 World Rank
Business
#4644 World Rank
Literature