Korea (South): Heads of State: 1963-2016

Daetongryeong (대통령 | 大統領) | President
17 Dec 1963 - 26 Oct 1979 Bak Jeong-hui (박정희 | 朴正熙) (x)
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaeng Gukmu Chongri (대통령권한대행 국무총리 | 大統領權限代行 國務總理) | Acting President, Prime Minister
26 Oct 1979 - 6 Dec 1979 Choe Gyu-ha (최규하 | 崔圭夏)
Daetongryeong (대통령 | 大統領) | President
6 Dec 1979 - 16 Aug 1980 Choe Gyu-ha (최규하 | 崔圭夏) (x) [1]
Daetongryeong Gwonhandaehaeng Gukmu Chongri Seori (대통령권한대행 국무총리서리 | 大統領權限代行 國務總理署理) | Acting President, Acting Prime Minister
16 Aug 1980 - 1 Sep 1980 Bak Jung-hun (박충훈 | 朴忠勳)
Daetongryeong (대통령 | 大統領) | President
1 Sep 1980 - 25 Feb 1988 Jeon Du-hwan (전두환 | 全斗煥)
25 Feb 1988 - 25 Feb 1993 No Tae-u (노태우 | 盧泰愚)
25 Feb 1993 - 25 Feb 1998 Gim Yeong-sam (김영삼 | 金泳三)
25 Feb 1998 - 25 Feb 2003 Gim Dae-jung (김대중 | 金大中)
25 Feb 2003 - 25 Feb 2008 No Mu-hyeon (노무현 | 盧武鉉)
25 Feb 2008 - 25 Feb 2013 I Myeong-bak (이명박 | 李明博)
25 Feb 2013 - Bak Geun-hye (박근혜 | 朴槿惠)

[1] Assumes the style Daetongryeong immediately after his election by the National Conference for Unification (Tongil Juche Gukmin Hoeui) 6 Dec 1979; formal inauguration follows 21 Dec 1979.
Last updated on: 15 Sep 2015 14:30:26