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President Park Geun-hye

President Park Geun-hye

President Park Geun-hye


Profile of President Park Geun-hye

Personal Data

Personal Data
Place of Family Register 171 Sangmo-dong, Gumi,
Place of Birth 5-2 Samdeok-dong, Jung-gu,
Daegu, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Date of Birth February 2, 1952

Education and Honorary Degrees

Education and Honorary Degrees
2010 Honorary Doctorate in Politics, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
2008 Honorary Doctorate in Politics,
Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
2008 Honorary Doctorate in Science,
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea
1987 Honorary Doctorate in Literature,
Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan
1974 1974 BS in Electronic Engineering,
Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
1970 Graduated from Sacred Heart Girls' High School, Seoul, Korea


2012, Dec.-to date President-elect for the 18th presidential term
2012, Aug.-Dec. Presidential candidate of the Saenuri
Party in the 18th Presidential Election
2012, May-Dec. Lawmaker in the 19th National Assembly
2011, Dec.-May 2012 Chairperson of the Emergency
Committee of the Saenuri Party
2008-2012 Lawmaker in the 18th National Assembly
Member of the Health, Welfare and Family Affairs Committee
Member of the Strategy and FinanceCommittee
2007 Candidate in Grand National Party
presidential primary for the 17th Presidential Election
2004, March-2006 Chairperson of the Grand National Party
2004-2008 Lawmaker in the 17th National Assembly
Member of the National Defense Committee
Member of the Government Administration
and Local Autonomy Committee
Member of the Environment and Labor Committee
2003 Chairperson of the Grand National
Party's Presidential Election Committee
Member of the Standing Steering
Committee of the Grand National Party
2002, May-Nov. Party President of the Korea Coalition for the Future
2000-2004 Lawmaker in the 16th National Assembly
Member of the Unification,
Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee
Member of the Gender Equality and Family Affairs Committee
Member of the Science, Technology,Information
and Telecommunication Committee
1998-2002 Vice-chairperson of the Grand National Party
1998-2000 Lawmaker in the 15th National Assembly
Member of the Commerce, Industry and Energy Committee
Member of the Special Committee on Women's Affairs
1994-to date Member of the Korean Writers' Association
1974-to date Director of the Yukyoung Foundation
1974-1979 Acting First Lady


2007 Jeolmang-eun nareul dalnyeonsikigo huimang-eun nareul umjiginda
1999 Na-eui eomeoni Yuk Young-soo (My Mother Yuk Young-soo).
1998 Gonaneul beotsam-a jinsireul deungdaesam-a (Befriending Adversity, Truth as the Guiding Light).
1998 Gyeolguk han jum, gyeolguk han jeom (In the End Only a Fistful, One Speck).
1999 Nae ma-eumui yeojeong (Journey of My Mind).
1993 Pyeongbeomhan gajeong-eseo tae-eonatdeoramyeon (If I were Born in an Ordinary Family).
1979 Sae ma-eumui gil (The New Spirit Movement).
1979 The New Spirit Movement (English edition).

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