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Rhee, Syngman

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Definition of Rhee, Syngman in English:

( 1875–1965), president of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) 1948–60. The principal leader in the movement for Korean independence, he was president of the exiled Korean provisional government 1919–41. After World War II, he became the first elected president of South Korea. Amid social and political unrest, he resigned one month into his fourth term and went into exile in Hawaii.

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