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 Meenister Yoo Chang Soon
Kim Sang Hyup
Chin Iee Chong
Lho Shin Yong
Lee Han Key
Kim Chung Yul
Precedit bi Choi Kyu-hah
Succeedit bi Roh Tae-woo
Personal details
Born (1931-01-18) 18 Januar 1931 (age 88)
Naecheon-ri, Yulgok-myeon, Hapcheon, Japanese Korea
(nou Hapcheon Coonty, Sooth Gyeongsang Province, Sooth Korea)[1]
Naitionality Sooth Korean
Poleetical pairty Democratic Juistice
Spoose(s) Rhee Soon-ja(mairied 1958)
Bairns

Chun Jae-yong(son,1959)
Chun Hyg-sun(daughter,1962)
Chun Jae-guk(son,1964)

Chun Jae-man(son,1971)
Alma mater Korea Militar Academy (B.S.)
Religion Buddhism prev. Roman Catholic
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance  Sooth Korea
Service/branch  Sooth Korea Airmy
Years o service 1955–1980
Rank General
Commands Defense Security Command, KCIA
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Korean name
Hangul 전두환
Hanja
Revised Romanisation Jeon Duhwan
McCune–Reischauer Chŏn Tuhwan
Pen name
Hangul 일해
Hanja
Revised Romanisation Ilhae
McCune–Reischauer Irhae
Coortesy name
Hangul 용성
Hanja 勇星
Revised Romanisation Yongseong
McCune–Reischauer Yongsŏng

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.