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Park Chung-hee

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Park Chung-hee's Biography

Park Chung-hee (30 September 1917 – 26 October 1979) was a Republic of Korea Army general and the President of South Korea (the Republic of Korea) from 1961 to 1979. He has been credited with the industrialization of the Republic of Korea through export-led growth. His rule was ended by his assassination in 1979. He was named one of the top 100 Asians of the Century by Time magazine (1999).

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  • Crisis on the Korean peninsula or business as usual?

      News Source: War In Context | over 3 years ago
    For more than one reason, they can be glad that hasn't happened. To match the North's aggression would cause a destructive conflict; to do nothing is to appear weak. A taxi driver in Seoul told me North Korea would never have attacked if the South
  • Rebooting the American Dream - Chapter One: Bring My Job Home!

      News Source: Truthout | over 3 years ago
    Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, 1776 The White House called me. About a year after President Barack Obama took office, on the first anniversary of his major economic recovery legislation, his administration was struggling to get the word out that the
  • L'éphéméride du mardi 26 octobre 2010

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | almost 4 years ago
    Directoire etait institue Le Directoire fut institue le 4 Brumaire an IV (26 octobre 1795)...Fruit de la Constitution bourgeoise de l'an III votee par la Convention, le Directoire conserva le regime republicain de 1792 mais supprima le suffrage

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