Prime Minister of Korea 1994-1995
Date of birth:
Born 9 May 9 1934.
- Graduated Emory University with BA in Political Science
- MA and PhD in Political Science from Yale University
Professional and political experience:
Lee Hong-koo is chairman of The Seoul Forum for International Affairs in Korea. He was the prime minister of South Korea from 1994-1995 under former President Kim Young-Sam. Before that Dr. Lee served twice as the deputy prime minister for unification dealing with the relation between the divided two Korean states. He was also a member of the Korean National Assembly and the chairman of then ruling New Korea Party. Dr. Lee was the Korean ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1991-1993 and to the United States from 1998-2000.