Korea (South): Heads of State: 1948-1963

Daetongryeong (대통령 | 大統領) | President
24 Jul 1948 - 3 May 1960 I Seung-man (이승만 | 李承晩)
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaeng Gukmu Wiwon (대통령 권한대행 국무위원 | 大統領 權限代行 國務委員) | Acting President, State Councillor
3 May 1960 - 15 Jun 1960 Heo Jeong (허정 | 許政) [1]
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaengja Minuiwon Uijang (대통령권한대행자 민의원의장 | 大統領權限代行者 民議院議長) | Acting President, Chairman of the House of Commons
15 Jun 1960 - 23 Jun 1960 Gwak Sang-hun (곽상훈 | 郭尙勳)
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaengja Gukmu Chongri (대통령권한대행자 국무총리 | 大統領權限代行者 國務總理) | Acting President, Prime Minister
23 Jun 1960 - 8 Aug 1960 Heo Jeong (허정 | 許政) (x)
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaengja Chamuiwon Uijang (대통령권한대행자 참의원의장 | 大統領權限代行者 參議院議長) | Acting President, Chairman of the Senate
8 Aug 1960 - 13 Aug 1960 Baek Nak-jun (백낙준 | 白樂濬)
Daetongryeong (대통령 | 大統領) | President
13 Aug 1960 - 24 Mar 1962 Yun Bo-seon (윤보선 | 尹潽善)
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaeng Gukga Jaegeon Choego Hoeui Uijang (대통령 권한대행 국가재건최고회의 의장 | 大統領權限代行 國家再建最高會議 議長) | Acting President, Chairman of the Supreme Council for National Reconstruction
24 Mar 1962 - 17 Dec 1963 Bak Jeong-hui (박정희 | 朴正熙)

[1] Immediately following the submission of the resignation by the President (27 Apr 1960), Heo Jeong assumed the functions of head of state in accordance with Art. 52 of the Constitution of 1948 (as amended 29 Nov 1954) in his capacity as (senior) State Councillor presiding in the Cabinet; he was confirmed in office as Acting President, State Councillor (Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaeng Gukmu Wiwon) in accordance with the Presidential Order No. 1571 passed by the Cabinet 30 Apr 1960. The resignation of I Seung-man becomes effective upon the acceptance by the National Assembly 3 May 1960.
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