Chung Il-Kwon

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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 from 1963 to 1964, and again from 1966 to 1967, and the Ambassador to the United States from 1960 to 1961 and 1962 to 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