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The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).
The April Revolution, sometimes called the April 19 Revolution or April 19 Movement, was a popular uprising in April 1960, led by labor and student groups, which overthrew the autocratic First Republic of South Korea under Syngman Rhee.
Park Chung-hee, president of South Korea, was assassinated on Friday, October 26, 1979 at 7:41pm during a dinner at a Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) safehouse inside the Blue House presidential compound, Gungjeong-dong, Seoul by Kim Jae-kyu, who was the director of KCIA and the president's security chief.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, is a fatal neurodegenerative disease (encephalopathy) in cattle that causes a spongy degeneration in the brain and spinal cord.
Busan (부산 or 釜山(), officially Busan Metropolitan City), romanized as Pusan before 2000,This romanization of the city's name is in McCune-Reischauer.
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Cash-for-summit is the name of a political scandal that broke in February 2003 in South Korea and revolved around the secret payment by the Kim Dae-jung administration to North Korea of millions of dollars to secure the landmark June 2000 North-South summit between the two Koreas.
A chaebol (재벌, from chae "wealth or property" + bol "faction or clan" - also written with the Chinese characters 財閥 as Zaibatsu) is a South Korean form of business conglomerate.
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Chang Myon (hangul:장면; hanja:張勉; August28, 1899June4, 1966) was a South Korean statesman, educator, diplomat, journalist and social activist as well as a Roman Catholic youth activist.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.
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Choi Kyu-hah (July 16, 1919 – October 22, 2006), also spelled Choi Kyu-ha, was the fourth President of South Korea between 1979 and 1980.
Chonnam National University is a South Korean university located in the metropolitan city of Gwangju which lies in the middle of South Jeolla or Jeonnam (Chonnam) province, for which the school is named in the Southwest of the country.
Chun Doo-hwan (born 18 January 1931) is a former South Korean army general who served as the leader of South Korea from 1979 to 1988, ruling as an unelected leader from December 1979 to September 1980, and the fifth President of South Korea from 1980 to 1988.
A constitutional amendment refers to the modification of the Constitution of a nation or state.
A coup d'état (literally "blow of state"; plural: coups d'état, pronounced like the singular form), also known simply as a coup, or an overthrow, is the sudden and (usually) illegal seizure of a state, usually instigated by a small group of the existing government establishment to depose the established regime and replace it with a new ruling body.
The Coup d'état of December Twelfth (Hangul: 12.12 군사반란; Hanja: 12.12 軍事叛亂) or the "12.12 Military Insurrection" was a military coup d'état which took place on December 12, 1979, in South Korea.
The contemporary culture of South Korea developed from the traditional culture of Korea which was prevalent in the early Korean nomadic tribes.
De jure (Classical Latin: de iúre) is an expression that means "of right, by right, according to law" (literally "from law"), as contrasted with de facto, which means "in fact, in reality" (literally "from fact").
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The Democratic-Republican Party was the American political party in the 1790s of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison formed in opposition to the centralizing policies of the new Federalist party.
The division of Korea into South Korea and North Korea was the result of the 1945 Allied victory in World War II, ending the Empire of Japan's 35-year colonial rule of Korea by General Order No. 1.
Doosan Encyclopedia is a Korean language encyclopedia published by Doosan Donga (두산동아).
Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.
South Korea is a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G-20 major economies.
Education in South Korea is provided by both public schools and private schools.
Elections in South Korea are held on national level to select the President and the National Assembly.
Export-oriented industrialization (EOI) sometimes called export substitution industrialization (ESI), export led industrialization (ELI) or export-led growth is a trade and economic policy aiming to speed up the industrialization process of a country by exporting goods for which the nation has a comparative advantage.
The First Republic of South Korea (제1공화국, Jeil Gonghwaguk, literally "the first republic") was South Korea's first independent government, ruling the country from 1948 to 1960.
The Five-Year Plans of South Korea (경제사회발전 5개년계획) is an economic development project of South Korea.
The Four Asian Tigers or Four Asian Dragons is a term used in reference to the highly free-market and developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
The Fourth Republic (제4공화국; Hanja: 第四共和國) was the government of South Korea between 1972 and 1981, regulated by the Yushin Constitution adopted in October 1972 and confirmed in a referendum on 21 November 1972.
A free-trade area is the region encompassing a trade bloc whose member countries have signed a free trade agreement (FTA).
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea.
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The Gwangju Democratization Movement, alternatively called May 18 Democratic Uprising by UNESCO,, refers to a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju, South Korea from May 18 to 27, 1980.
The Gwangju Massacre, alternatively called May 18 Democratic Uprising by UNESCO, and also known as Gwangju Democratization Movement, refers to a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju, South Korea from May 18 to 27, 1980.
The Gyeongbu Expressway (경부고속도로; Gyeongbu Gosokdoro) (Asian Highway Network) is the second oldest and most heavily travelled expressway in South Korea, connecting Seoul to Suwon, Daejeon, Gumi, Daegu, and Busan.
Heo Jeong (Korean: 허정; Hanja: 許政; April 8, 1896September 18, 1988) was a South Korean politician and Korean independence activist, who served as the sixth prime minister of South Korea during the country's Second Republic.
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Higher education, post-secondary education, tertiary education or third level education is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after secondary education.
The history of Asia can be seen as the collective history of several distinct peripheral coastal regions such as, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East linked by the interior mass of the Eurasian steppe.
The history of East Asia covers the people inhabiting of the eastern subregion of the Asian continent known as East Asia from prehistoric times to the present.
The Lower Paleolithic era in the Korean Peninsula began roughly half a million years ago.
The history of North Korea began with the partition of Korea at the end of World War II in 1945, and the creation of the Communist-aligned Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) headed by the former guerrilla leader, Kim Il-sung.
The history of South Korea formally begins with its establishment on 15 August 1948, although Syngman Rhee had officially declared independence two days prior.
Hong Kong, traditionally Hongkong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China Sea.
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Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchon; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City, is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.
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This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.
Indirect election is a process in which voters in an election do not choose between candidates for an office but rather elect persons who will then make the choice.
Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, DC, of "188 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world".
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.
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The Jeju Uprising (followed by the Jeju Massacre) was a rebellion from April 3, 1948 until May 1949 on the South Korean Jeju island that followed the brutal suppression of Korean protesters, some of whom had been marching against the elections that were held only in South Korea (including Jeju Province), by national police employed by the US military government.
General John Reed Hodge (June 12, 1893 – November 12, 1963) was a general in the United States Army.
The June Democratic Uprising (Hangul: 6월 민주항쟁, Hanja: 6月民主運動) also known as the June Democracy Movement was a nationwide democracy movement in South Korea that generated mass protests from June 10 to June 29, 1987.
Kim Dae-jung (3 December 192518 August 2009) was the 8th President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003, and the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Kim Il-sung (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea, for 46 years, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.
Kim Jae-gyu (Hangul: 김재규, March 6, 1926 – May 24, 1980) was a South Korean Army Lieutenant General and the director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency.
Kim Jong-il (16 February 1941/1942 – 17 December 2011) was the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea, from 1994 to 2011.
Kim Jong-pil (born January 7, 1926) is a South Korean politician and founder of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (the KCIA, now the National Intelligence Service), who served as Prime Minister twice, from 1971–1975 and from 1998–2000.
Kim Kyu-Sik, also spelled Kimm Giusic and Kimm Kiusic (Korean:김규식, Hanja:金奎植, January 29, 1881 – December 10, 1950), was a Korean politician and academic during the Korean independence movement and a leader of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
Kim Young-sam (born December 20, 1927) is a South Korean politician and democratic activist, who served as the seventh President of South Korea from 1993 to 1998.
Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).
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Korea Train eXpress (KTX) is South Korea's high-speed rail system, operated by Korail.
Korea under Japanese rule is the culmination of a process that began with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, whereby a complex coalition of Meiji government, military, and business officials sought to integrate Korea both politically and economically into the Empire of Japan, first as a protectorate through the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905, and then officially annexed in the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910.
Korean Air Lines Flight 007 (also known as KAL007 and KE007KAL 007 was used by air traffic control, while the public flight booking system used KE 007) was a scheduled Korean Air Lines flight from New York City to Seoul via Anchorage.
The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula; it was established at the end of the Korean War to serve as a buffer zone between North and South Korea.
The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.
Lee Myung-bak (born December 19, 1941) was the 10th President of South Korea from February 25, 2008, to February 25, 2013.
Liberal democracy is a political ideology and a form of government in which representative democracy operates under the principles of liberalism.
There are over 500 museums and galleries in South Korea.
The following is a list of Presidents of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since its independence.
Martial law is the imposition of the highest-ranking military officer as the military governor or as the head of the government, thus removing all power from the previous executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.
Masan was a former capital city of South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
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The May 16 coup was a military coup d'état in South Korea in 1961, organized and carried out by Park Chung-hee and his allies who formed the Military Revolutionary Committee, nominally led by Army Chief of Staff Chang Do-yong after the latter's acquiescence on the day of the coup.
U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) was a joint-service command of the United States Department of Defense.
A military dictatorship is a form of government in which a member of the military holds authoritarian control.
Moscow (or; a) is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.
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The National Intelligence Service (NIS) (대한민국국가정보원, 국정원) is the chief intelligence agency of South Korea.
The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea.
The National Security Act is a South Korean law enforced since 1948 with the avowed purpose "to secure the security of the State and the subsistence and freedom of nationals, by regulating any anticipated activities compromising the safety of the State.", Korea Ministry of Government Legislation Accessed 6 Oct, 2014.
The New Community Movement, also known as the New Village Movement, Saemaul Movement or Saema'eul Movement, was a political initiative launched on April 22, 1970 by South Korean president Park Chung Hee (박정희, 朴正熙) to modernize the rural South Korean economy.
The Nixon Doctrine (also known as the Guam Doctrine) was put forth during a press conference in Guam on July 25, 1969 by U.S. President Richard Nixon and later formalized in his speech on Vietnamization on November 3, 1969.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
Nordpolitik (German for "Northern Policy") was the signature foreign policy of South Korean president Roh Tae-woo.
North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
Panmunjom, now located in North Hwanghae Province, is an abandoned village just north of the de facto border between North and South Korea, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement that paused the Korean War was signed.
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Park Chung-hee (14 November 191726 October 1979) was a South Korean president and military general who led South Korea from 1961 until his assassination in 1979.
A pension fund, also known as a superannuation fund in some countries, is any plan, fund, or scheme which provides retirement income.
Politics of the Republic of Korea takes place in the framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President is the head of state, and of a multi-party system.
The Prehistoric Korea is the era of human existence in the Korean Peninsula for which written records did not exist.
The Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea was a partially recognized Korean government-in-exile, based in Shanghai, China, and later in Chongqing (then spelt Chungking), during the Japanese Korean period.
Pyongyang (literally: "Flat Land" or "Peaceful Land", approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) and the largest city in the country.
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The Rangoon bombing of October 9, 1983, was an assassination attempt against Chun Doo-hwan, the fifth President of South Korea, orchestrated by North Korea.
The Republic of Vietnam Military Forces or RVNMF (– QLVNCH), were the official armed defense forces of the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), a state that existed from 1955 to 1975 in the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Roh Moo-hyun GOM (1 September 1946 – 23 May 2009) was the ninth President of the Republic of Korea (2003–2008).
Roh Tae-woo (born December 4, 1932) is a former South Korean politician and ROK Army general who served as the sixth president of South Korea from 25 February 1988 to 25 February 1993.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
The Sampoong Department Store collapse (삼풍백화점 붕괴 사고) was a structural failure that occurred on June 29, 1995, in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.
The Seongsu Bridge is a bridge over the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul – officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world's second largest metropolitan area with over 25.6 million people.
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Seoul Arts Center is a representative art and culture complex of Korea, located at Nambusunhwanro 2406, Seocho-gu, Seoul.
Seoul National University (SNU; Korean, 서울대학교, Seoul Daehakgyo, colloquially Seouldae) is a national research university located in Seoul, the capital of Korea.
The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11)9/11 is pronounced "nine eleven".
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (lit. The Republic of Great Han; ROK), and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.
The hwan (圜, 환) was the currency of South Korea between February 15, 1953 and June 9, 1962.
Legislative elections were held in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) on April 15, 2004.
Presidential elections were held in South Korea on 15 March 1960.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.
A status of forces agreement (SOFA) is an agreement between a host country and a foreign nation stationing military forces in that country.
The Sunshine Policy was the foreign policy of South Korea towards North Korea from 1998 until Lee Myung-bak's election to presidency in 2007.
Syngman Rhee (I Seungman,; April 18, 1875 – July 19, 1965) was a South Korean statesman, the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, and the first president of South Korea.
Taiwan (see below), officially the Republic of China (ROC) is a sovereign state in East Asia.
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The Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea (Japanese:; Korean: 한일기본조약, 韓日基本條約, Hanil Gibon Joyak) was signed on June 22, 1965.
Uk Heo is a professor of political science in the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.
The United Nations Command (UNC) is the unified command structure for the multinational military forces supporting South Korea (the Republic of Korea or ROK) during and after the Korean War.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA, GA, or, from the Assemblée Générale, "AG") is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations have equal representation.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, held from February 4 to 11, 1945, was the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin, respectively, for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization.
Yang Sung-chul (born 20 November 1939) is a South Korean political scientist, politician, and diplomat.
is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from November 27, 1982 to November 6, 1987.
The Yeosu–Suncheon Rebellion, also known as the Yeo-Sun incident, was an October 1948 rebellion that took place in Yeosu, Suncheon, and surrounding towns, South Jeolla against the fledgling South Korean Syngman Rhee government largely cued by that government's suppression of the Jeju Uprising and refusal of Yeosu soldiers to help suppress the rebellion.
Yun Posun (August 26, 1897 – July 18, 1990) was a Korean independence activist and politician, who served as the second 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.
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The 10th Asian Games were held from September 20, 1986 to October 5, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, in which 2 years before, the Asian Games were celebrated, which took place from 20 September – 5 October 1986.
The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia beginning in July 1997 and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th staging of the FIFA World Cup which took place from 31 May to 30 June 2002 in South Korea and Japan.
The 2008 US beef protest in South Korea was a series of protest demonstrations between 24 May 2008 and about 18 July 2008 in Seoul, Korea.
The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
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