Syngman Rhee Biography

Syngman Rhee was a Korean statesman and the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea as well as the first president of South Korea. His three-term presidency of South Korea was strongly affected by Cold War tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Rhee was regarded as an anti-Communist and a strongman, and he led South Korea through the Korean War. His presidency ended in resignation following popular protests against a disputed election. He died in exile in Honolulu, Hawaii. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Syngman Rhee
Nationality:
South Korea
Ethnicity:
Koreans
Religion:
Protestantism, Methodism
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1875
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
July 19, 1965
Age at Death:
90
Cause of Death:
Stroke
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