Heo Jeong

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Heo Jeong
In this Korean name, the family name is Heo.

Heo Jeong (Hangul:허정, Hanja:許政, April 8, 1896September 18, 1988) was a South Korean politician and independence activist. In 1948 he was the second Transportation Minister of South Korea. In 1950 he was Social Affairs Minister, in 1951 Prime Minister (Acting) of South Korea, and in 1952 Government Services Minister.

In 1957 he was the eighth Mayor of Seoul City until 1959. On April 19, 1960, he became Foreign Affairs Minister. On April 25 his ministries involved being Acting President of South Korea. In June 1960 he became the sixth Prime Minister of South Korea. His nickname was YooYang (우양).

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Preceded by
Rhee Syng-man
President of South Korea
(Acting)

1960
Succeeded by
Yun Poson
Preceded by
Chang Myon
Prime Minister of South Korea
(Acting)

19511952
Succeeded by
Chang Myon
Preceded by
Baek Han-sung
Prime Minister of South Korea
(Acting)

1960
Succeeded by
Heo Jeong
(Prime Minister)
Preceded by
Heo Jeong
(Acting)
Prime Minister of South Korea
1960
Succeeded by
Chang Myon
Preceded by
Koh Jae-bong
Mayor of Seoul
19571959
Succeeded by
Lom Heung-soon