Chung Il-Kwon

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In this Korean name, the family name is Chung.

Chung Il-kwon(Korean: 정일권; hanja: 丁一權, November 21, 1917 - January 17, 1994) was a South Korean politician and military general. He was one of the South Korean army commanders during the Korean War.

He was Foreign Minister (1963-1964, 1966-1967) and the Ambassador to the United States (1960-1961, 1962-1963). From 1964 to 1970 he served as the 9th Prime Minister of South Korea. His nickname was Chungsa(청사, 淸史).

Books[change | change source]

  • War and Ceasefire(전쟁과 휴전)
  • Chung Il-kwon's memoir(정일권 회고록, 丁一權 回顧綠)

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Preceded by
Choi Du-sun
Prime Minister of South Korea
1963 - 1970
Succeeded by
Baik Du-zin
Preceded by
Yang Yu-chan
Republic of Korea Ambassador to USA
1960 - 1961
Succeeded by
Chang Li-wook
Preceded by
Chang Li-wook
Republic of Korea Ambassador to USA
1962 - 1963
Succeeded by
Kim Jeong-ryul
Preceded by
Kim Yong-sik
Foreign minister of South Korea
1963 - 1964
Succeeded by
Lee Dong-won
Preceded by
Lee Dong-won
Foreign minister of South Korea
1966 - 1967
Succeeded by
Choi Kyu-ha