Suicide in South Korea
South Korea has a high suicide rate compared to other developed countries. South Korea has the sixth-highest suicide rate in the world. Within South Korea, the suicide rate varies by age, gender, an...
Kim Ki-young
Kim Ki-young (October 10, 1919 – February 5, 1998) was a South Korean film director, known for his intensely psychosexual and melodramatic horror films, often focusing on the psychology of their...
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Hill 303 massacre
The Hill 303 massacre (Korean: 303 고지 학살 사건) was a war crime that took place during the Korean War on August 17, 1950 on a hill above Waegwan, South Korea. Forty-one captured United States Army pr...
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Yu-ri Kim
Yu-ri Kim (Hangul: 김유리, August 29, 1989 – April 18, 2011) was a South Korean fashion model, who was active from late 2000s to early 2010s. Despite being considered one of the most promising ...
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Seoul National Cemetery
The Seoul National Cemetery (Hangul: 국립서울현충원; MR: Kungnip Sŏul Hyŏnch'ungwŏn) is located in Dongjak-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. When established by presidential decree of Syngman...
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Heo Se-uk
Heo Se-uk (1953 – 2007) (Korean: 허세욱) was a 54 year old South Korean labor union member and taxi driver who set himself ablaze on April 1, 2007 in Seoul to protest the U.S.-Korea Free Trade ...
Lee Kyung-Hwan
Lee Kyung-Hwan (March 21, 1988 – April 14, 2012) was a South Korean football player. He played for Daejeon Citizen and Suwon Bluewings. Lee was involved in match-fixing scandal while playing for Daeje...
Goyang Geumjeong Cave Massacre
The Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre (Korean: 고양 금정굴 민간인 학살 Hanja: 高陽衿井窟民間人虐殺 Goyang Geunjeong Cave civilian massacre) was a massacre of over 153 unarmed civilians conducted between 9 October 1950 a...
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Yuk Young-soo
Yuk Young-soo ([juɡjʌŋsʰu] November 29, 1925 – August 15, 1974) was the wife of the 3rd South Korean president Park Chung-hee and the mother of incumbent South Korean president Park Geun-hye. Sh...
Kim Dae-jung
Kim Dae-jung ([kimdɛdʑuŋ]; 3 December 1925 – 18 August 2009) was the 8th President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003, and the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He came to be called the "...
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Nonhyeon-dong massacre
The Nonhyeon-dong massacre was a mass murder that occurred in the Gangnam-gu ward of Seoul, South Korea on October 20, 2008, when 30-year-old Jeong Sang-jin (정상진) set fire in a goshiwon and slashed se...