Syngman Rhee

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee Full Name: Syngman Rhee
Nationality: Korean

Profession: First President of South Korea
Why Famous: South Korea’s first president in 1948. He was regarded as anti-Communist who led his country through the Korean War.

Born: March 26, 1875
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju, North Korea

Died: July 19, 1965 (aged 90)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Married Life

  • 1934-10-08 South Korean President Syngman Rhee (59) weds Francesca Donner (34)

Historical Events in the Life of Syngman Rhee

  • 1948-07-20 Syngman Rhee elected President of South Korea
  • 1950-11-18 South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
  • 1960-04-27 South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns

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