Kim Dae-jung

Kim Dae-jung

Birthday1925-12-03
AgeHe is 92 years old
Birth Sign Sagittarius (nov. 22 - déc. 21)
EthnicityKoreans
GenderMale
ReligionCatholicism
Who is Kim Dae-jung?
Kim Dae-jung was the 8th President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003, and the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He came to be called the "Nelson Mandela of Asia" for his long-standing opposition to authoritarian rule and for his Sunshine Policy towards North Korea.
Government Positions
  • President - 1998-02-25 - South Korea
Receives Awards
  • Nobel Peace Prize - 2000 Nobel Peace Prize
Kim Dae-jung's Books
  • The challenge of contemporary Korean history
  • A new beginning
  • In the name of justice and peace
  • Mass-participatory economy
  • Prison writings
  • Unification, democracy, and peace