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Kim Dae-Jung

Kim Dae-JungAKA Dae-Jung Kim

Born: 3-Dec-1925
Birthplace: Hugwangri, South Cholla, South Korea
Died: 18-Aug-2009
Location of death: Seoul, South Korea [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State, Politician, Activist

Nationality: South Korea
Executive summary: South Korean President, 1998-2003

[1] Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea.

Wife: (d., two sons)
Wife: Lee Hee-Ho (m. 1962, 1 son)

    High School: Mokpo Commercial High School, Mokpo, South Cholla, South Korea (1943)
    University: Koryo University (1964)
    University: Kynughi University (1970)

    President of South Korea (25-Feb-1998 to 25-Feb-2003)
    South Korean National Assembly (1963-75)
    South Korean National Assembly (1961)
    Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize 2000
    Nobel Peace Prize 2000
    Converted to Catholicism 1956
    House Arrest Feb-1985
    House Arrest Aug-1985
    Assassination Attempt 24-May-1971 (with truck)
    Kidnapped Tokyo (8-Aug-1973)
    Exiled to the United States (1982-85)
    Treason May-1980 (sentenced to death)
    Civil Disobedience Mar-1976 (sentenced to 5 years)
    Traveled to North Korea Jun-2000
    Escaped Death Sentence
    Risk Factors: Deafness

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