Supreme Council for National Reconstruction
The Supreme Council for National Reconstruction, initially named the Military Revolutionary Committee, was a military junta that oversaw the government of South Korea from May 16, 1961 until the inaug...
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...
Blue House Raid
The Blue House Raid (also known in South Korea as the "January 21 Incident") was an unsuccessful attempt by North Korean commandos to assassinate the President of South Korea, Park Chung-hee, at his r...
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Park Geun-hye
Park Geun-hye (박근혜, [pak.k͈ɯnhe]; born 2 February 1952) is the eleventh and current President of South Korea. She is the first woman to be elected as President in South Korea and is serving the 18...
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October Yushin
The October Yushin (Korean: 시월유신, Hanja: 十月維新, RR: Siwol Yusin) or October Restoration was an October 1972 South Korean self-coup in which President Park Chung-hee assumed dictatorial powers. Park had...
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Park (Korean name)
Park is a notable Korean surname, traditionally founded by King Hyeokgeose (혁거세) and theoretically inclusive of all his descendants. In Chinese characters (Hanja), it was written as 朴; in Hangul, ...
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Yun Chi-young
Yun Chi-Young (Korea:윤치영, hanja:尹致暎, February 10, 1898 – February 9, 1996) was an independence activist and politician, diplomat of South Korea. He was first Interior Minister (1948), 2nd Republic of ...
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Kim Chang-ryong
Kim Chang-Ryong (1920–January 30, 1956), was a high-ranking officer in the Republic of Korea Army, head of the Korean Counter Intelligence Corps, and Korean President Syngman Rhee's most trusted right...
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Park Chung-hee
Park Chung-hee ([paktɕ͈ʌŋhi] 14 November 1917 – 26 October 1979) was a South Korean president and military general who led South Korea from 1961 until his assassination in 1979. Park se...
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Assassination of Park Chung-hee
Park Chung-hee, president of South Korea, was assassinated on Friday, October 26, 1979 at 7:41pm during a dinner at a Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) safehouse inside the Blue House presiden...