Lee Myung-bak

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Person.png Lee Myung-bak   WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
(politician)
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Born 1941-12-19
Osaka, Japan
Alma mater Korea University
Religion Presbyterianism
Children • Joo-yeon Seung-yeon
• Soo-yeon Si-hyung
Spouse Kim Yoon-ok
Member of Knights of Malta
Party Grand National,  Saenuri

Standard of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg President of South Korea Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
25 February 2008 - 25 February 2013
Preceded by Roh Moo-hyun
Succeeded by Park Geun-hye

Employment.png Mayor of Seoul

In office
1 July 2002 - 30 June 2006

Employment.png Member of the National Assembly

In office
30 May 1996 - 21 February 1998
Preceded by Lee Myung-bak

Employment.png Member of the National Assembly

In office
30 May 1992 - 29 May 1996
Preceded by Roh Moo-hyun, Kim Young-sam
Succeeded by Lee Myung-bak

Lee Myung-bak, former South Korean President has been described as "a North Korea-phobe who prefers a confrontational stance toward his neighbor to the north to the policy of peaceful coexistence and growing cooperation favored by his recent predecessors."[1]



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