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Biography for Park Geun-Hye

First Name: Park
Last Name: Geun-Hye
Title: Chairperson
Organization: Grand National Party (GNP)
Country: Korea; Republic of
Date of Birth: 02/02/1952
Family: Father: Former president Park Chung-hee
Education: 1970 Graduated from Daegu's Seongsim High School1974 Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Sogang University1987 Doctoral degree from Chinese Culture University in Taiwan
Languages: Fluent in English
Politics: Grand National Party(GNP)
CV: 1974-1979 From her mother's death to her father's death, Park played the role of South Korea's first lady1982-1991 President of Yeungnam UniversityDirector of the Senior Citizens’ Welfare Center1993 Director of the Korean Cultural Foundation1994 Director of the Jeongsu Scholarship Fund1998 Elected to the National Assembly for GNP2000 Re-Elected2004- Chairperson of the Grand National Party(GNP)
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