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Chang Myun
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Chang Myun (1951)
4th VicePresident of South Korea
In office
May 15, 1956 – April 23, 1960
President Rhee Syng-man
Preceded by Ham Tae-young
Succeeded by Lee Ki-bung
Personal details
Born (1899-08-28)August 28, 1899
Seoul, Korean Empire
Died June 4, 1966(1966-06-04) (aged 66)
Seoul, South Korea
Spouse Kim Yun-ok
In this Korean name, the family name is Chang.

Chang Myun(Korean: 장면, August 28, 1899 – June 4, 1966) was 2nd, 7th Prime Minister of South Korea, 4th Vice President of South Korea. His nickname was Unsuk (Korean: 운석, hanja:雲石).

He was a special ambassador to the Vatican 1948. In 1949, United States Ambassador to South Korea, May 1950 2nd Prime Minister of South Korea. 1956 to 1960 4th Vice President of South Korea. Seventh Prime Minister in August 1960. On 16 May 1961, he was kicked out, By Park Chung hee's coup d'état.


Chang Myon was born in Incheon in 1899. He was born to a Catholic family. After graduating high school, he was Studied depart in the United States. After returning, he worked as an educator. Dongseong High School teachers, Principal. Geseong Elementary School Principal.

August 15, 1945 Independence, he moved into politics. October 1948 was sent to UN, to represent of South Korea, after, December 1948 Special Ambassador to the Vatican, Ambassador to the United States. Prime Minister of South Korea November 23, 1950 to April 23, 1952.

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Preceded by
Ham Tae Young
3rd Vice President of South Korea
Succeeded by
Lee ki boong
Preceded by
Lee Beom-Seok
2nd Prime Ministers of South Korea
Succeeded by
Chang Taek-sang
Preceded by
Heo jeong
7rd Prime Ministers of South Korea
1960-1961 May
Succeeded by
Jang Doyoung

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