Kim Dae-jung

South Korean president
This is a Korean name; the faimily name is Kim.

Kim Dae-jung (3 December 1925[1]18 August 2009[2]) wis 8t Preses o the Republic o Korea frae 1998 tae 2003, an the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He came tae be cried the "Nelson Mandela o Asie"[3] for his lang-staundin opposition tae authoritarian rule.

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Kim Dae-jung
김대중
金大中
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8t Preses o Sooth Korea
In office
25 Februar 1998 – 24 Februar 2003
Prime MeenisterKim Jong-pil
Park Tae-Joon
Lee Han-dong
Chang Sang
Jeon Yun-churl
Chang Dae-whan
Kim Suk-soo
Precedit biKim Young-Sam
Succeedit biRoh Moo-hyun
Personal details
Born3 December 1925(1925-12-03)[1]
Haui-do, Sinan, Jeollanam-do, Japanese Korea
(now Haui-do, Sooth Korea)
Dee'd18 August 2009(2009-08-18) (aged 83)
Seoul, Sooth Korea
NaitionalitySooth Korean
Poleetical pairtyMillennium Democratic (present Democratic United Party
Spoose(s)Lee Hui-ho
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Signatur
Nobel Peace Prize (2000)
Nobel prize medal.svg
Korean name
Hangul
김대중
Hanja
Revised RomanisationGim Daejung
McCune–ReischauerKim Taejung
Pen name
Hangul
후광
Hanja
後廣
Revised RomanisationHugwang[4]
McCune–ReischauerHugwang
Japanese name:
Toyota Daiju ()

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Obituary: Kim Dae-jung." BBC News. 18 August 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  2. "Kim Dae-jung". The Economist. 27 August 2009.
  3. "Kim Dae-jung: Dedicated to reconciliation". CNN. 14 June 2001. Retrieved 22 September 2006.
  4. "Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung Dies at 85". Jakarta Globe. 18 August 2009. Retrieved 24 October 2009.

Freemit airtinsEedit

Poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Kim Young-sam
Preses o Sooth Korea
1998–2003
Succeedit bi
Roh Moo-hyun

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