Choe Hyeon-bae
Choe Hyeon-bae (19 October 1894 – 23 March 1970), also known by the art-name Oe Sol, was an educationalist and scholar of the Korean language.
Choe's family was part of the Gwangju Choe bon-gwan. ...
An Chang-nam
An Chang-nam (19 March 1901 – 2 April 1930) was the first Korean aviator.
Born and raised in Seoul, he is believed to have been inspired to learn to fly after having seen an aerobatics demonstrati...
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Heo Jong-suk
Heo Jong-suk (korean: 허정숙, hanja: 許貞淑, July 16, 1908 - June 5, 1991) was a Korean independence activist and writer, Journalist, Communism activist, feminist, sex positive activist. Her real name was J...
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An (Korean name)
Ahn, also romanized An, is a Korean family name. Its literal meaning is "tranquility," from the Hanja character 安. In 2000, there were 637,786 people bearing this surname in South Korea [1], making...
Homer Hulbert
Homer Bezaleel Hulbert (1863–1949) was an American missionary, journalist and political activist who advocated for the independence of Korea.
Hulbert was born in New Haven, Vermont, in 1863 of Cal...
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Chang Taek-sang
Chang Taek-sang or Jang Taek-sang (1893–1969) was a Korean Independence activist and South Korean policeman and politician. He was the third prime minister of South Korea. nickname was Changrang.
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Park Cha-jeong
Park Cha-jeong (May 7, 1909 – May 27, 1944) was a Korean independence activist and the first wife of Kim Won-bong. Her assumed names were Yim Cheol-ae (임철애, 林哲愛) and Yim Cheol-san (임철산, 林哲山)Park was b...
Kim Kyu-sik
Kim Kyu-Sik, also spelled Kimm Giusic and Kimm Kiusic (Korean:김규식, Hanja:金奎植, January 29, 1881 – December 10, 1950), was a Korean politician and academic during the Korean independence movement ...
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Lee Hoe-yeong
Lee Hoe-yeong, or Lee Hoe-Young (Hangul: 이회영; hanja: 李會榮), also known by Pen name as Woodang (Hangul: 우당; hanja: 友堂), (March 17, 1867-November 17, 1932) was a Korean independen...
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Cho Man-sik
Cho Man-sik (Korean: 조만식, pen-name Kodang) (1 February 1883 – October? 1950) was a nationalist activist in Korea's independence movement. He became involved in the power struggle that envelo...
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Jang In-hwan
Jang In-hwan (born Pyongyang, 30 March 1875; died San Francisco, California, 24 April 1930) was a Korean independence activist. He is best known along with Jeon Myeong-un for his role in the 1908 assa...
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Min Yeong-hwan
Min Yeong-hwan (1861–1905), was a minister of the Korean Empire and known as a conservative proponent for reform. He was born in Seoul into the powerful Min clan and committed suicide as an act of res...
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Yun Chi-wang
General Yun Chi-Wang(윤치왕, 尹致旺) (February 17, 1895 – December 21, 1982) was a Japanese ruler of Korean Medical doctors, scientists, South Korean Medical doctors, scientists, Soldiers, surgeons. His hal...
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An Jung-geun
Ahn Jung-Geun or An Jung-geun ([andʑuŋɡɯn]; September 2, 1879 – March 26, 1910; Baptismal name: Thomas) was a Korean independence activist, nationalist, and pan-Asianist.On October 26, 1909, he assass...
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Kwon Ki-ok
Kwon Ki-ok (born Pyongyang, Korea, 11 January 1901 – 19 April 1988) was the first Korean female aviator, as well as being the first female pilot in China.
Kwon was born in Pyongyang's Sangsu...
Kim Won-bong
Kim Won-bong (김원봉, 金元鳳, August 13, 1898 – c.1958) was a Korean anarchist, independence activist and statesman of North Korea. He created a Korean nationalist underground organization, the Korean Heroi...
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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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Hong Jin
Hong Jin (1877–1946), also known as Hong Myeon-hui, was a leader of the Korean independence movement. He is also sometimes known by his pen name Mano (만오, 晩悟), and his Christian name, Andre. He was b...
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Ji Cheong-cheon
Ji Cheong-Cheon (지청천, 池靑天), also known as Yi Cheong-Cheon (이청천, 李靑天) (1888-1959) was a Korean independence activist during the period of Japanese rule (1910-1945). He later became a South Korean poli...
Lee Bong-chang
Lee Bong-chang (August 10, 1900 - October 10, 1932) was a Korean independence activist during the Japanese occupation of Korea. In 1932, he attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate Japanese emperor Hir...
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Yun Bo-seon
Yun Posun (Hangul: 윤보선; hanja: 尹潽善; [jun bosʰʌn]; August 26, 1897 – July 18, 1990) was a Korean independence activist and politician, who served as the second President of South Korea from...
Seo Jae-pil
Philip Jaisohn (January 7, 1864 – January 5, 1951) was the anglicized name used by Seo Jae-pil(서재필;徐載弼), a noted champion for Korea's independence, journalist, the first Korean to become a naturalized...
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Jeon Myeong-un
Jeon Myeong-un (born Jonghyeon, Seoul 25 June 1884; died 19 November 1947) was a Korean independence activist. He is best known along with Jang In-hwan for his role in the 1908 assassination of Durham...
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Choi (Korean name)
Choi (Korean: 최, Chinese: 崔) is a common Korean family name. In English speaking countries, it is most often anglicized Choi, and sometimes also Choe. Ethnic Koreans in the former USSR pre...
Chough Pyung-ok
Chough Pyung-ok (also Cho Pyung-ok or Cho Byeong-ok; 1894 – 1960) was a South Korean politician. He ran against incumbent president Syngman Rhee in the 1960 presidential election but died on Febr...
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Order of Merit for National Foundation
The Order of Merit for National Foundation is an Order of Republic of Korea. It is typically reserved for those who contributed to the founding of the modern Republic of Korea. It is awarded in five ...
Choe Sang-rim
Choe Sang-rim(Korean: 최상림) (17 November 1888 – 6 May 1945) was a Korean independence movement activist, Presbyterian priest, and educator during the Korea's independence movement.
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