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This Day in the Yesteryear: PRESIDENT OF SOUTH KOREA ASSASSINATED BY HIS CHIEF OF INTELLIGENCE (1979)


President of South Korea Assassinated by His Chief of Intelligence (1979)

Park rose through the ranks of the South Korean army and was a member of the military junta that overthrew the civilian government in 1961. Two years later, he was elected president of South Korea. Although his government aided economic progress through export-oriented growth, Park became increasingly dictatorial and was assassinated by his chief of intelligence in 1979—the last of several assassination attempts against him. Who was accidentally murdered in a 1974 attempt on Park’s life? More… Discuss

 

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Bryce Canyon National Park Utah Credit: Sarun Laowong/Getty Images


Bryce Canyon National Park Utah 
Credit: Sarun Laowong/Getty Images 

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