Yun Posun, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yun Posun

2nd President of South Korea

Date of Birth: 26-Aug-1897

Place of Birth: Asan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea

Date of Death: 18-Jul-1990

Profession: politician, journalist

Nationality: South Korea

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Yun Posun

  • Yun Posun (Korean: ???; Hanja: ???; Korean pronunciation: [] or [jun] [po.s?n]; August 26, 1897 – July 18, 1990) was a South Korean politician and Korean independence activist, who served as President of South Korea from 1960 to 1962 before being replaced by the long-serving Park Chung-hee as a result of the May 16 coup in 1961. Having entered politics after World War II, Yun served as Secretary to Korea's Chief of Staff in 1947; and was Mayor of Seoul in 1948.
  • He served as Commerce Minister for the newly liberated Korea from 1949 to 1950.
  • In 1955 Yun helped establish the South Korean Democratic Party.

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