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Seoul, South Korea

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://english.seoul.go.kr/

Population:
10,276,968 (2003)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Sogang University
1960
Seoul National University
1946
Korea University
1905

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
LG Group
1947
Hyundai
1947
Samsung
1938
Korea First Bank
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Cho
Actor
16-Jun-1972   Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Seung-Hui Cho
Criminal
18-Jan-1984 16-Apr-2007 Virginia Tech Massacre
Lee Jong-Wook
Administrator
12-Apr-1945 22-May-2006 Director-General of WHO, 2003-06
Jay C. Kim
Politician
27-Mar-1939   Congressman from California, 1993-99
Jeong H. Kim
Business
c. 1961   President of Bell Laboratories
Jim Yong Kim
Administrator
8-Dec-1959   President of the World Bank
Yunjin Kim
Actor
7-Nov-1973   Sun Kwon on Lost
Sung Hi Lee
Actor
1-Apr-1970   Playboy model, Actress
Nam June Paik
Artist
20-Jul-1932 29-Jan-2006 Korean-American video artist
Chan-wook Park
Film Director
23-Aug-1963   Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Rain
Singer
25-Jun-1982   How to Avoid the Sun
Hines Ward
Football
8-Mar-1976   Pittsburgh Steelers
Steven Yeun
Actor
21-Dec-1983   Glenn on The Walking Dead
John Yoo
Government
10-Jun-1967   Thinks Geneva Conventions are obsolete

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wilbur J. Cohen
Government
10-Jun-1913 17-May-1987 HEW Secretary, 1968-69
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Lee Dong-Won
Politician
1926 18-Nov-2006 Foreign Minister of South Korea, 1964-66
Park Chung Hee
Head of State
30-Sep-1917 26-Oct-1979 President of South Korea, 1961-79
Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-Hwan
Religion
8-May-1922 16-Feb-2009 Catholic Archbishop of Seoul, 1968-98
Chung Ju Yung
Business
25-Nov-1915 21-Mar-2001 Founder of Hyundai



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