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Park Chung Hee

Park Chung HeeBorn: 30-Sep-1917
Birthplace: Gumi City, North Gyeongsang, Korea
Died: 26-Oct-1979
Location of death: Seoul, South Korea
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Seoul National Cemetery, Seoul, South Korea

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: South Korea
Executive summary: President of South Korea, 1961-79

Military service: Kwangtung Army (fought Mao in China); South Korean Army

Wife: Yuk Yeongsu (d. 15-Aug-1974 botched assassination attempt)
Son: Park Ji-Man
Daughter: Park Geun-Hye (President of South Korea, b. 2-Feb-1952)
Daughter: Park Seoyeong

    University: Taegu Normal School
    University: Japanese Military Academy, Manchuria (1944)

    President of South Korea (1963-79)
    President of South Korea (1961-63, de facto, puppeteer of Yun Poson)
    Declared Martial Law Aug-1972
    Assassination Attempt 15-Aug-1974 (wife killed)
    Shot 26-Oct-1979 (by Kim Jaegyu, KCIA chief)


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