Lee O-young

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Lee O-young (15 January 1934 – 26 February 2022)[1] was a South Korean politician, critic and novelist.[2] Lee was born in Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Chōsen, Japan. Lee taught at Ewha Womans University, where he was a professor emeritus, and Dankook University. Lee was the chief editor of Munhak sasang (Literary Thought).[3] From 1989 until 1990, he was the Minister of Culture.

Lee died on 26 February 2022 at a hospital in Seoul, South Korea from multiple myeloma, aged 88.[4]

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  1. "이어령". Doosan Encyclopedia (in Korean). Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  2. "이어령" biographical PDF Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine at LTI Korea Library
  3. "Lee Oyoung" LTI Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine Korea Datasheet at LTI Korea Library
  4. Ex-Culture Minister Lee O-young dies at 89