Han Seung-soo

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Han Seung-soo
한승수
Han Seung-Soo - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2009.jpg
Han in 2009
35th Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
29 February 2008 – 28 September 2009
PresidentLee Myung-bak
Preceded byHan Deok-Su
Succeeded byChung Un-chan
Chief Presidential Secretary
In office
23 December 1994 – 21 December 1995
PresidentKim Young-sam
Preceded byPark Kwan-yong
Succeeded byKim Kwang-il
Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea
In office
2001–2001
United Nations General Assembly
In office
2001–2001
Personal details
Born (1936-12-28) 28 December 1936 (age 83)
Chuncheon, Kangwon, Japanese Korea
(now Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea)
Political partyGrand National
Alma materYonsei University
Seoul National University
University of York
ProfessionEconomist
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHan Seung-su
McCune–ReischauerHan Sŭngsu
Pen name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationChungang
McCune–ReischauerCh'ungang
Korean royal family
(Cheongju Han clan)

Han Seung-soo (born 28 December 1936) is a South Korean politician. He was Prime Minister of South Korea from 29 February 2008 to 28 September 2009, and was the President of the 56th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in 2001 and 2002.

In 2004, he was honored as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "한승수 前부총리 英서 KBE 작위" (in Korean).