Chung Sye-kyun

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Chung Sye-kyun
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42nd Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
14 January 2020 – 17 April 2021
PresidentMoon Jae-in
Preceded byLee Nak-yeon
Succeeded byHong Nam-ki (acting)
Kim Boo-kyum
Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
9 June 2016 – 29 May 2018
PresidentPark Geun-hye
Hwang Kyo-ahn (Acting)
Moon Jae-in
DeputyShim Jae-cheol
Park Joo-sun
Preceded byChung Eui-hwa
Succeeded byMoon Hee-sang
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 1996
ConstituencyJinanMujuJangsu (1996–2004)
Jinan–Muju–Jangsu–Imsil (2004–2012)
Jongno (2012–present)
Chairman of the Democratic Party
In office
7 July 2008 – 2 August 2010
Preceded bySohn Hak-kyu and
Park Sang-chun
Succeeded byPark Jie-won (acting)
Chairman of the Uri Party
In office
14 February 2007 – 20 August 2007
Preceded byKim Geun-tae
Succeeded byParty dissolved
Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy
In office
10 February 2006 – 1 March 2007
PresidentRoh Moo-hyun
Preceded byLee Hee-beom
Succeeded byKim Young-joo
Personal details
Born (1950-11-05) 5 November 1950 (age 71), 26 September 1950 of the lunisolar calendar[1]
Jinan, North Jeolla, South Korea
CitizenshipSouth Korean
Political partyDemocratic Party of Korea (−2016, 2018–)
Other political
Independent (2016–2018)
as Speaker of the National Assembly, as required by law.
Spouse(s)Choi Hye-kyung
ResidenceJongno, Seoul
Alma materKorea University
New York University
Pepperdine University
Kyung Hee University (Ph.D.)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJeong Segyun
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Segyun

Chung Sye-kyun (Hangul: 정세균; Hanja: 丁世均; born 5 November[1] 1950) is a South Korean politician. He was the 42nd Prime Minister of South Korea from January 2020 until April 2021. From 2016 to 2018, he was Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "충북일보가 만난 사람들 - ①정세균 국회의장". inews365 (in Korean). 29 December 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2020.