|Chairman of the Liberty Korea Party|
3 July 2017 – 14 June 2018
|Preceded by||Chung Woo-taik (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Kim Sung-tae (acting)|
4 July 2011 – 9 December 2011
|Preceded by||Jeong Ui-ha|
|Succeeded by||Na Kyung-won (acting)|
|Governor of South Gyeongsang Province|
20 November 2012 – 9 April 2017
|Preceded by||Kim Doo-kwan|
|Succeeded by||Kim Kyung-soo|
|Member of the National Assembly|
26 October 2001 – 9 May 2012
|Preceded by||Kim Young-koo|
|Succeeded by||Min Byung-doo|
|Constituency||Seoul Dongdaemun B|
30 May 1996 – 9 March 1999
|Preceded by||Cho Soon-hwan|
|Succeeded by||Lee Hoi-chang|
|Constituency||Seoul Songpa A|
|Born||5 December 1954|
Changnyeong, South Korea
|Political party||Liberty Korea Party|
|Alma mater||Korea University|
|Revised Romanization||Hong Jun-pyo|
Hong Jun-pyo (born 5 December 1954), also spelled as Hong Joon-pyo, is a South Korean politician. He was the presidential nominee of the Liberty Korea Party in the 2017 South Korean presidential election.
Hong is often seen similar to U.S. President Donald Trump and has been nicknamed "Hong Trump" due to his campaigning style. He was the Chairperson of the Liberty Korea Party from July 2017 to June 2018.
References[change | change source]
- "Will new leader turn around Liberty Korea Party?". The Korea Herald. 2 July 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
- 김수연 (14 June 2018). "(LEAD) Main opposition leader steps down over election defeat". Yonhap News Agency.
- "South Korean opposition leader: Nukes are the only way to guarantee peace". CNN. 18 October 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.