The First Lady of the Republic of Korea (Korean: 대한민국 대통령 영부인; Hanja: 大韓民國 大統領 令夫人, informally referred to as FLOTROK or FLOSK), commonly known as the First Lady of South Korea, is the titled held by the hostess of the presidential residence, usually the wife of the President of South Korea.
|First Lady of the Republic of Korea
대한민국 대통령 영부인
|Presidential Residence of South Korea
|24 July 1948 (74 years ago)
|First Lady of South Korea
|(in English) eng.president.go.kr
(in Korean) president.go.kr
Role[change | change source]
The first lady is not elected by the citizens of South Korea, although there are no official jobs she is required to do and not paid for being the first lady, she is often involved in political campaigns, managements of the Blue House (former residence; now officially the Presidential Residence of South Korea), supporting social causes and representing and accompanying the president to and at official and ceremonial events. First spouses have focused on different initiatives and has a strong influence on public opinion of policy to fashion.