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|President of South Korea|
January 19, 1919
Jeju-do, (then South Jeolla Province, Korea
(now Jeju Island, South Korea)
|Died||March 16, 2001 (aged 82)|
|Resting place||Daejeon National Cemetery|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Chung-hun|
|Revised Romanization||Yi dang|
Pak Choong-hoon (Korean: 박충훈; Hanja: 朴忠勳; January 19, 1919 – March 16, 2001) was a South Korean politician and serviceman, who was an acting president for a brief time during the Fourth South Korean Republic. Pak was also known by his nickname, "Yi dang" (이당; 貳堂).
Early life and education
Pak was born in 1919, Jeju.
In May 1980, during the 5.18 democratization movement, Prime Minister Shin Hyun-hwak (신현확) resigned and Pak was appointed as Prime minister. On August 16, the same year, Choi Gyu-Ha's resignation, he acted as president from August 16, 1980 to August 27, 1980.
- Politics of South Korea
- History of South Korea
- Choi Gyu-ha
- Chun Doo-hwan
- Fourth Republic of South Korea
- List of Korea-related topics
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