Chang Sang

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Chang Sang
Prime Minister of South Korea
Acting
In office
11 July 2002 – 31 July 2002
President Kim Dae-jung
Preceded by Lee Han-dong
Succeeded by Jeon Yun-churl (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1939-10-03) October 3, 1939 (age 77)
Ryongchon, Korea (now North Korea)
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Ewha Womans University
Yale University
Princeton Theological Seminary

Chang Sang (born on October 3, 1939) became the first female Prime Minister of South Korea when President Kim Dae-jung reshuffled his cabinet in 2002.[1]

She holds a doctorate of philosophy from Princeton Theological Seminary[2][3] and served as president of Ewha Women's University from 1996 until the prime minister appointment.[4]

She was nominated as the prime minister candidate by the President Kim Dae-jung in 2002, however the nomination was rejected by the National Assembly.

Education

References

  1. ^ Rulers.org - Korea
  2. ^ Korean Lawmakers Reject President's Choice for Prime Minister - New York Times
  3. ^ Who are some of the well-known graduates of the Seminary?
  4. ^ First woman PM for South Korea BBC NEWS Asia-Pacific

External links

  • (in Korean) Chang Sang - Official blog
Political offices
Preceded by
Lee Han-dong
Prime Minister of South Korea
Acting

2002
Succeeded by
Jeon Yun-churl
Acting
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