|7th President of South Korea|
February 25, 1993 – February 25, 1998
|Preceded by||Roh Tae-woo|
|Succeeded by||Kim Dae-jung|
|Born||December 20, 1927|
Geoje, South Gyeongsang
|Died||November 22, 2015 (aged 87)|
Seoul, South Korea
Son Myung-soon (m. 1951)
Kim Young-sam (December 20, 1927 – November 22, 2015) was the President of the South Korea from February 25, 1993 to February 25, 1998. He was born in Geoje, South Gyeongsang. When elected in 1992, he became the first civilian to become president in over 30 years.
Kim died in a hospital in Seoul, South Korea from heart failure caused by a blood infection, aged 87.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Kim Young-sam, influential ex-president of South Korea, dies". San Francisco Gate.com. November 23, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
- ↑ Former President Kim Young-sam dies at age 87
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official profile from the Office of the President of the Republic of Korea Archived 2007-02-25 at the Wayback Machine
- Britannica Student Encyclopedia: Kim Young Sam