Kim Dae-jung 김대중 金大中
|8th President of South Korea|
February 25, 1998 – February 25, 2003
|Preceded by||Kim Young-sam|
|Succeeded by||Roh Moo-hyun|
|Born||6 January 1924|
Haui-do, Sinan, Jeollanam-do, Japanese Korea
(now Haui Island, South Korea)
|Died||18 August 2009 (aged 85)|
Seoul, South Korea
Kim Dae-jung (January 6, 1924 – August 18, 2009) was a South Korean president. In 2000, he got the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the first person from Korea to get a Nobel prize. A Roman Catholic since 1957, he has been called the "Nelson Mandela" of Asia  Kim Dae Jung was the President (succeeding Kim Young-sam) from 1998 to 2003. He was born in Haui-do, South Jeolla Province, an island off the South Korean Coast in 1924.
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- Obituary: Kim Dae-jung." BBC News. 18 August 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
- "Kim Dae-jung". The Economist. 27 August 2009.
- Kim Dae Jung Korean: 김대중; Hanja 金大中
- Kim Dae-Jung Archived 2007-06-08 at the Wayback Machine (Short Asian Week biography)
- Kim Dae-Jung Archived 2006-09-22 at the Wayback Machine (Short CNN biography)
- "DJ 생일은 1924년 1월 6일". The Dong-a Ilbo. 19 August 2009. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015.
- Barbara Demick (19 August 2009). "Kim Dae-jung dies at 85; former South Korean president and Nobel laureate". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official Nobel page for Kim Archived 2004-08-07 at the Wayback Machine
- Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library
- BBC article on his legacy