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President Dae-jung Kim

President, South Korea, 1998-2003; Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 2000

Dae-jung Kim was born on January 6th, 1924 on Mokp'o, Haeui Island, Korea [now in South Chlla, South Korea]. He was an opposition leader during the tenure of President Park Chung Hee and became the President of South Korea from 1998-2003. Kim received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000 for his efforts to restore democracy in South Korea and to improve relations with North Korea.

Events with this presenter

International Speaker Series (2008)

Challenges on the Korean Peninsula

President Dae-jung Kim

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