Chun Doo-hwan

Former South Korean military dictator Chun Doo-hwan dies at 90

Former South Korean military dictator Chun Doo-hwan dies at 90

  • His death came about a month after coup co-conspirator and succeeding President Roh Tae-woo died at age 88
  • Chun’s eight-year rule in the presidential Blue House was characterised by brutality and political repression
By Reuters ·