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Jung Hong-won

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Chung Hong-won
38th Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
26 February 2013 – 16 February 2015
PresidentPark Geun-hye
Preceded byKim Hwang-sik
Succeeded byLee Wan-koo
Personal details
Born (1944-10-09) 9 October 1944 (age 79)
Kato County, Japanese Korea
(now Hadong County, South Korea)
Political partySaenuri Party
Alma materSungkyunkwan University
Jung Hong-won
Revised RomanizationJeong Hong-won
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Hongwŏn

Jung Hong-won (Hangul: 정홍원; born October 9, 1944 [1]) is a South Korean politician. He was the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea from 26 February 2013 to 2015. He announced his resignation on 27 April 2014.[2]


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  1. ⓒ 종합 경제정보 미디어 이데일리 - 상업적 무단전재 & 재배포 금지 (2005-10-25). "▒이데일리-세상을 올바르게,세상을 따뜻하게▒". Edaily.co.kr. Archived from the original on 2017-09-10. Retrieved 2014-04-27.
  2. "South Korean prime minister resigns over ferry disaster response - CNN.com". Edition.cnn.com. Retrieved 2014-04-27.

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