Park Chung Hee

Park Chung Hee

[pahrk chuhng hee]
noun
1917–79, South Korean politician: president 1963–79 (assassinated).
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park chung hee

South Korean general and politician, president of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) from 1963 to his death. His 18-year rule brought about enormous economic expansion at the cost of civil liberties and political freedom

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