Moon Hee-sang

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Moon Hee-sang
Moon Hee-sang in 2019.jpg
Speaker of the National Assembly
Assumed office
13 July 2018
PresidentMoon Jae-in
DeputyLee Ju-young
Joo Seung-yong
Preceded byChung Sye-kyun
Chairman of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy
In office
28 September 2014 – 9 February 2015
Preceded byPark Young-sun (Interim)
Succeeded byMoon Jae-in
Chairman of the Democratic Party
In office
9 January 2013 – 4 May 2013
Preceded byLee Hae-chan
Succeeded byKim Han-gil
Chairman of the Uri Party
In office
2 April 2005 – 28 October 2005
Preceded byLim Chae-jeong (Interim)
Succeeded byChung Sye-kyun (Interim)
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 2004
Preceded byHong Moon-jong
ConstituencyUijeongbu A
In office
30 May 2000 – 7 March 2003
Preceded byHong Moon-jong
Succeeded byHong Moon-jong
In office
30 May 1992 – 29 May 1996
Preceded byKim Moon-won
Succeeded byHong Moon-jong
Chief of Staff to the President
In office
25 February 2003 – 13 July 2004
PresidentRoh Moo-hyun
Preceded byPark Jie-won
Succeeded byKim Woo-shik
Personal details
Born (1945-03-03) 3 March 1945 (age 76)
Yangju, Japanese Korea
Political partyDemocratic (suspended as the Speaker of the Parliament)
Alma materSeoul National University
Military service
Allegiance South Korea
Branch/service Republic of Korea Navy
Korean name
Revised RomanizationMun Huisang
McCune–ReischauerMun Hŭisang

Moon Hee-sang (Korean: 문희상; Hanja: 文喜相; born 3 March 1945) is a South Korean politician. He is a member of the National Assembly and was the interim leader of New Politics Alliance for Democracy from 2014 to 2015.[1]

On 13 July 2018, he was elected as the new Speaker of the National Assembly.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Opposition party picks five-term lawmaker as new interim leader". Yonhap News Agency. September 18, 2014.
  2. "국회, 46일만에 본회의..새 입법수장 문희상 "이젠 국회의 계절"". 다음 뉴스.

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