Paik Sun-yup

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Paik Sunyup

Paik Sun-yup (Korean: 백선엽, Hanja 白善燁, November 23, 1920 – July 10, 2020) was a South Korean soldier, politician and diplomat.[1]

Paik was a an army commander in the Korean War.[2]

Paik died on July 10, 2020 in Seoul at the age of 99.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Korea Society (US), "2010: General Colin L. Powell and General Paik Sun Yup"; retrieved 2012-9-7.
  2. Jung, Sung-ki. "Korean War Hero May Get Honorary 5-Star Status," Korea Times (ROK). March 23, 2009; retrieved 2012-9-7.
  3. 이해아 (2020-07-11). "Korean War hero Paik Sun-yup dies at 99". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 2020-07-10.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Paik, Sun Yup. From Pusan to Panmunjom: Wartime Memoirs of the Republic of Korea's First Four-Star General. Riverside, New Jersey: Brassey ISBN 0-02-881002-3

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Paik Sun Yup at Wikimedia Commons