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19/12/2012 First female President of South Korea


Who Is Park Geun-Hye?


South Korea Elects First Female President [NEWSY, transcript, 윤현우]


South Korean Politics: Park Geun-Hye Wins to Become First Female President

Park Geun-hye is a former South Korean politician who served as the 18th President of South Korea from 2013 to 2017. Park was the 1st woman to be President of South Korea and also the 1st female president popularly elected as head of state in East Asia. She was also the 1st South Korean president to be born after the country's founding.
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