List of prime ministers of South Korea

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The following is a list of the prime ministers of South Korea from the First Republic to the Sixth Republic. The first column consecutively numbers the individuals who have served as Prime Minister, while the second column consecutively numbers the Prime Ministerial terms or administrations.

List of prime ministers

  Denotes acting prime minister

Prime ministers of the First Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
이범석.JPG Yi Pom-sok
이범석
李範奭

(1900–1972)
31 July 1948 21 April 1950 1 year, 264 days Independent Rhee Syng-Man in 1956.jpg
Rhee Syng-man
Shin sung.jpg Shin Song-mo
신성모
申性模

(1891–1960)
(acting)
21 April 1950 23 November 1950 216 days Independent
John Myun.jpg Chang Myon
장면
張勉

(1899–1966)
23 November 1950 24 April 1952 1 year, 153 days Liberal
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Yi Yun-yong
이윤영
李允榮

(1890–1975)
(acting)
24 April 1952 6 May 1952 12 days Liberal
Jang Taek.jpg Chang Taek-sang
장택상
張澤相

(1893–1969)
6 May 1952 6 October 1952 153 days Liberal
Baek Du-jin.jpg Paik Too-chin
백두진
白斗鎭

(1908–1993)
6 October 1952 17 June 1954 1 year, 254 days Liberal
Byeon Yeong-tae.jpg Pyon Yong-tae
변영태
卞榮泰

(1892–1969)
27 June 1954 28 November 1954 154 days Liberal
Title abolished 1954–1960 5 years, 151 days N/A

Prime ministers of the Second Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
Heo Jeong.png Ho Chong
허정
許政

(1896–1988)
27 April 1960 18 August 1960 113 days Democratic Yun Posun 1.jpg
Yun Bo-seon
John Myun.jpg Chang Myon
장면
張勉

(1899–1966)
18 August 1960 18 May 1961 273 days Democratic
Chief Cabinet Ministers of the Supreme Council for National Reconstruction (1961–1963)
장도영.jpg Army Chief of Staff
Jang Do-young [ko]
장도영
張都暎

(1923–2012)
21 May 1961 3 July 1961 43 days Military
Song Yo Chan.jpg Army Chief of Staff
Song Yo-chan
송요찬
宋堯讚

(1918–1980)
3 July 1961 16 June 1962 348 days Military
Park Chung-hee 1963's.png General
Park Chung-hee
박정희
朴正熙

(1917–1979)
16 June 1962 10 July 1962 24 days Military Park Chung-hee 1963's.png
Park Chung-hee
(acting)
Kim Hyun-chul, 1961-may-16.jpg Kim Hyun-chul
김현철
金顯哲

(1901–1989)
10 July 1962 17 December 1963 1 year, 160 days Independent

Prime ministers of the Third Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Choi Tu-son [ko]
최두선
崔斗善

(1894–1974)
17 December 1963 10 May 1964 145 days Independent Park Chung-hee 1963's.png
Park Chung-hee
General Chung Il-kwon 02.jpg Chung Il-kwon
정일권
丁一權

(1917–1994)
10 May 1964 20 December 1970 6 years, 224 days Independent
Baek Du-jin.jpg Paik Too-chin
백두진
白斗鎭

(1908–1993)
20 December 1970 4 June 1971 166 days Democratic Republican
Kim Jong-pil.png Kim Jong-pil
김종필
金鍾泌

(1926–2018)
4 June 1971 19 December 1975 4 years, 198 days Democratic Republican

Prime ministers of the Fourth Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
Choi Kyu Ha.png Choi Kyu-hah
최규하
崔圭夏

(1919–2006)
19 December 1975 12 December 1979 3 years, 358 days Democratic Republican Park Chung-hee 1963's.png
Park Chung-hee
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Shin Hyun-hwak
신현확
申鉉碻

(1920–2007)
12 December 1979 22 May 1980 162 days Democratic Republican Choi Kyu Ha.png
Choi Kyu-hah
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Park Choong-hoon [ko]
박충훈
朴忠勳

(1919–2001)
(acting)
22 May 1980 2 September 1980 103 days Military
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Nam Duck-woo
남덕우
南德祐

(1924–2013)
2 September 1980 4 January 1982 1 year, 124 days Democratic Justice Chun Doo-hwan.png
Chun Doo-hwan

Prime ministers of the Fifth Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Yoo Chang-soon
유창순
劉彰順

(1918–2010)
4 January 1982 24 June 1982 171 days Democratic Justice Chun Doo-hwan.png
Chun Doo-hwan
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Kim Sang-hyup [ko]
김상협
金相浹

(1920–1995)
24 June 1982 14 October 1983 1 year, 112 days Democratic Justice
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Chin Iee-chong [ko]
진의종
陳懿鍾

(1921–1995)
15 October 1983 11 November 1984 1 year, 27 days Democratic Justice
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Shin Byung-hyun [ko]
신병현
申秉鉉

(1921–1999)
(acting)
11 November 1984 18 February 1985 99 days Democratic Justice
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lho Shin-yong
노신영
盧信永

(born 1929)
18 February 1985 26 May 1987 2 years, 97 days Democratic Justice
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Han-key [ko]
이한기
李漢基

(1917–1995)
(acting)
26 May 1987 14 July 1987 49 days Democratic Justice
Sadao Kagawa, Ki-61.jpg Kim Chung-yul [ko]
김정렬
金貞烈

(1917–1992)
14 July 1987 25 February 1988 226 days Independent

Prime ministers of the Sixth Republic

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Duration
(Years and days)
Political party President
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Hyun-jae
이현재
李賢宰

(born 1929)
25 February 1988 5 December 1988 284 days Independent Roh Tae-woo - cropped, 1989-Mar-13.jpg
Roh Tae-woo
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Kang Young-hoon
강영훈
姜英勛

(1922–2016)
5 December 1988 27 December 1990 2 years, 22 days Democratic Justice
Democratic Liberal
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Ro Jai-bong [ko]
노재봉
盧在鳳

(born 1936)
27 December 1990 24 May 1991 148 days Democratic Liberal
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Chung Won-shik
정원식
鄭元植

(born 1928)
24 May 1991 8 October 1992 1 year, 137 days Independent
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Hyun Soong-jong
현승종
玄勝鍾

(born 1919)
8 October 1992 25 February 1993 140 days Independent
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Hwang In-sung [ko]
황인성
黃寅性

(1926–2010)
25 February 1993 17 December 1993 295 days Democratic Liberal Kim Young Sam 1996.png
Kim Young-sam
Lee Hoi-chang (2010).jpg Lee Hoi-chang
이회창
李會昌

(born 1935)
17 December 1993 22 April 1994 126 days Democratic Liberal
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Yung-dug
이영덕
李榮徳

(1926–2010)
22 April 1994 17 December 1994 239 days Democratic Liberal
Lee Hong Koo.png Lee Hong-koo
이홍구
李洪九

(born 1934)
17 December 1994 18 December 1995 1 year, 1 day Democratic Liberal
Lee Soo-sung 1 (cropped).jpg Lee Soo-sung
이수성
李壽成

(born 1939)
18 December 1995 4 March 1997 1 year, 76 days New Korea
Go Kun Chenny-Cropped.jpg Goh Kun
고건
高建

(born 1938)
4 March 1997 3 March 1998 364 days Independent
Kim Jong-pil.png Kim Jong-pil
김종필
金鍾泌

(1926–2018)
3 March 1998 13 January 2000 1 year, 316 days United Liberal Democrats Kim Dae-jung (Cropped).png
Kim Dae-jung
Tae-Joon Park.jpg Park Tae-joon
박태준
朴泰俊

(1927–2011)
13 January 2000 19 May 2000 127 days United Liberal Democrats
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Hun-jai
이헌재
李憲宰

(born 1944)
(acting)
19 May 2000 22 May 2000 3 days Independent
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Han-dong [ko]
이한동
李漢東

(born 1934)
22 May 2000 11 July 2002 2 years, 50 days United Liberal Democrats
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Chang Sang
장상
張裳

(born 1939)
(acting)
11 July 2002 31 July 2002 20 days Independent
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Jeon Yun-churl [ko]
전윤철
田允喆

(born 1939)
(acting)
31 July 2002 9 August 2002 9 days Independent
Dae-Whan CHANG7.jpg Chang Dae-whan
장대환
張大煥

(born 1952)
(acting)
9 August 2002 10 September 2002 32 days Independent
2000년대 초반 서울소방 소방공무원(소방관) 활동 사진 총리센타방문-1.jpg Kim Suk-soo
김석수
金碩洙

(born 1932)
10 September 2002 26 February 2003 169 days Independent
Go Kun Chenny-Cropped.jpg Goh Kun
고건
高建

(born 1938)
26 February 2003 25 May 2004 1 year, 89 days Millennium Democratic Roh Moo-hyun 3.jpg
Roh Moo-hyun
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Hun-jai
이헌재
李憲宰

(born 1944)
(acting)
25 May 2004 30 June 2004 36 days Independent
Lee hae-chan.jpg Lee Hae-chan
이해찬
李海瓚

(born 1952)
30 June 2004 14 March 2006 1 year, 257 days Uri
Han Duck-soo.jpg Han Duck-soo
한덕수
韓德洙

(born 1949)
(acting)
14 March 2006 20 April 2006 37 days Independent
Han Myeong Sook 2006.png Han Myeong-sook
한명숙
韓明淑

(born 1944)
20 April 2006 7 March 2007 321 days Uri
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Kwon Oh-kyu [ko]
권오규
權五奎

(born 1952)
(acting)
7 March 2007 2 April 2007 26 days Independent
Han Duck-soo.jpg Han Duck-soo
한덕수
韓德洙

(born 1949)
2 April 2007 29 February 2008 333 days Independent
Han Seung-Soo - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2009.jpg Han Seung-soo
한승수
韓昇洙

(born 1936)
29 February 2008 28 September 2009 1 year, 212 days Grand National Sebastián Piñera - Lee Myung-bak (cropped).jpg
Lee Myung-bak
ChungUnChan(060515)Cropped.jpg Chung Un-chan
정운찬
鄭雲燦

(born 1947)
28 September 2009 11 August 2010 317 days Grand National
Yoon Jeung-Hyun.jpg Yoon Jeung-hyun
윤증현
尹增鉉

(born 1946)
(acting)
11 August 2010 1 October 2010 51 days Independent
Kim Hwang Sik-1-1.jpg Kim Hwang-sik
김황식
金滉植

(born 1948)
1 October 2010 26 February 2013 2 years, 148 days Independent
Chung Hong-won small.jpg Chung Hong-won
정홍원
鄭烘原

(born 1944)
26 February 2013 16 February 2015 1 year, 355 days Saenuri Park Geun-hye (cropped).jpg
Park Geun-hye
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Lee Wan-koo
이완구
李完九

(born 1950)
16 February 2015 27 April 2015 70 days Saenuri
Emblem of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.svg Choi Kyoung-hwan
최경환
崔炅煥

(born 1955)
(acting)
27 April 2015 18 June 2015 52 days Saenuri
Hwang Kyo-ahn December 2016.jpg Hwang Kyo-ahn
황교안
黃敎安

(born 1957)
18 June 2015 11 May 2017 1 year, 327 days Independent  
Hwang Kyo-ahn December 2016.jpg
Hwang Kyo-ahn
(acting)
Deputy PM Yoo Ilho Press Conference 04.jpg Yoo Il-ho
유일호
柳一鎬

(born 1955)
(acting)
11 May 2017 31 May 2017 20 days Liberty Korea Moon Jae-in 2017.jpg
Moon Jae-in
South Korean Prime Minister Lee - 2017 (36235112603) (cropped).jpg Lee Nak-yeon
이낙연
李洛淵

(born 1951)
31 May 2017 Incumbent 2 years, 109 days Democratic

Timeline

Lee Nak-yeon Yoo Il-ho Hwang Kyo-ahn Choi Kyoung-hwan Lee Wan-koo Chung Hong-won Kim Hwang-sik Yoon Jeung-hyun Chung Un-chan Han Seung-soo Han Duck-soo Han Myeong-sook Lee Hae-chan Kim Suk-soo Chang Dae-whan Chang Sang Lee Han-dong Park Tae-joon Goh Kun Lee Soo-sung Lee Hong-koo Lee Yung-dug Lee Hoi-chang Hwang In-sung Hyun Soong-jong Chung Won-shik Ro Jai-bong Kang Young-hoon Lee Hyun-jae Kim Chung-yul Lee Han-key Lho Shin-yong Shin Byung-hyun Chin Iee-chong Kim Sang-hyup Yoo Chang-soon Nam Duck-woo Pak Choong-hoon Shin Hyun-hwak Choi Kyu-hah Kim Jong-pil Chung Il-kwon Choi Tu-son Kim Hyun-chul (politician) Park Chung-hee Song Yo-chan Jang Do-young Ho Chong Paek Han-song Pyon Yong-tae Paik Too-chin Chang Taek-sang Yi Yun-yong Chang Myon Shin Song-mo Yi Pom-sok

See also

External links

  • Former Prime Ministers
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