Chun Doo-hwan

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This is a Korean name; the faimily name is Chun.
Chun Doo-hwan
전두환
Chun Doo-hwan.png
Chun Doo-hwan preparin tae leave Washington, D.C., on 4 Februar 1981
5t Preses o Sooth Korea
In office
1 September 1980 – 25 Februar 1988
Prime MeenisterYoo Chang Soon
Kim Sang Hyup
Chin Iee Chong
Lho Shin Yong
Lee Han Key
Kim Chung Yul
Precedit biChoi Kyu-hah
Succeedit biRoh Tae-woo
Personal details
Born (1931-01-18) 18 Januar 1931 (age 89)
Naecheon-ri, Yulgok-myeon, Hapcheon, Japanese Korea
(nou Hapcheon Coonty, Sooth Gyeongsang Province, Sooth Korea)[1]
NaitionalitySooth Korean
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic Juistice
Spoose(s)Rhee Soon-ja(mairied 1958)
BairnsChun Jae-yong(son,1959)


Chun Hyg-sun(daughter,1962)
Chun Jae-guk(son,1964)

Chun Jae-man(son,1971)
Alma materKorea Militar Academy (B.S.)
ReligionBuddhism prev. Roman Catholic
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Sooth Korea
Service/branch Sooth Korea Airmy
Years o service1955–1980
RankGeneral
CommandsDefense Security Command, KCIA
Battles/warsVietnam War
Korean name
Hangul
전두환
Hanja
Revised RomanisationJeon Duhwan
McCune–ReischauerChŏn Tuhwan
Pen name
Hangul
일해
Hanja
Revised RomanisationIlhae
McCune–ReischauerIrhae
Coortesy name
Hangul
용성
Hanja
勇星
Revised RomanisationYongseong
McCune–ReischauerYongsŏng

Chun Doo-hwan (Korean pronunciation: [tɕʌn.du.ɦwan] or [tɕʌn] [tu.ɦwan]; born 18 Januar 1931) is an umwhile Sooth Korean airmy general that served as the leader o Sooth Korea frae 1979 tae 1988, rulin as an unelectit leader frae December 1979 tae September 1980, an the fift Preses o Sooth Korea frae 1980 tae 1988. Chun wis sentenced tae daith in 1996 for his role in the Gwangju Massacre, but later pardoned bi Preses Kim Young-sam wi the advice o then Preses-elect Kim Dae-jung, that Chun's admeenistration haed sentenced tae daith some 20 years earlier.

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  1. "Chun Doo Hwan". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2009.