Roh Moo-hyun

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Roh Moo-hyun
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Roh Moo-hyun, October 2003.
16th President of South Korea
Assumed office
February 25 2003
Preceded by Kim Dae-jung
Succeeded by Lee Myung-bak
Personal details
Born September 1, 1946
Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Died May 23, 2009
Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Political party Open Uri Party
Spouse(s) Kwon Yang-sook
In this Korean name, the family name is Rho.

Roh Moo-Hyun is a former President of South Korea. He was born on September 1, 1946 in Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. He took office on February 25, 2003. After retirement from Cheongwadae, he was residing in Bongha Maeul, Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do until death. He committed suicide on May 23, 2009, by jumping off a cliff.

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