Ahn Sang-yeong

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Ahn Sang-yeong
Mayor of Busan
In office
May 20, 1988 – December 27, 1990
Preceded by Kang Tae-hong
Succeeded by Kim Young-hwan
Mayor of Busan
In office
July 1, 1998 – October 24, 2003
Preceded by Moon Jung-soo
Succeeded by Hur Nam-sik
Personal details
Born (1938-11-18)November 18, 1938
South Jeolla Province Gwangyang County, Japanese occupation
Died February 4, 2004(2004-02-04) (aged 65)
Busan, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Alma mater Seoul National University
Korean name
Revised Romanization An Sang-yeong
McCune–Reischauer An Sangyŏng

Ahn Sang-yeong (Hangul안상영; Hanja安相英; RRAn Sang-yeong; November 18, 1938 — February 4, 2004) was the 25th, 31st, and 32nd mayor of Busan, South Korea.[1]

Ahn was educated at Busan High School, and graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1963.[citation needed]

Ahn was implicated in a bribery scandal involving the Jinheung company, and took his own life in February 4, 2004.[2]


  1. ^ "Former Mayors of Busan". busan.go.kr. Busan Metropolitan Council. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
  2. ^ Kwon, Kyeong-bok (February 4, 2004). "Busan Mayor's Suicide Called 'Political Terror'". The Chosun Ilbo. Chosun Ilbo Co. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
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