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Chung Sye-kyun
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42nd Prime Minister of South Korea
Assumed office
14 January 2020
President Moon Jae-in
Preceded by Lee Nak-yeon
Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
9 June 2016 – 29 May 2018
President Park Geun-hye
Hwang Kyo-ahn (Acting)
Moon Jae-in
Deputy Shim Jae-cheol
Park Joo-sun
Preceded by Chung Eui-hwa
Succeeded by Moon Hee-sang
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 1996
Constituency Jinan–Muju–Jangsu (1996–2004)
Jinan–Muju–Jangsu–Imsil (2004–2012)
Jongno (2012–present)
Chairman of the Democratic Party
In office
7 July 2008 – 2 August 2010
Preceded by Sohn Hak-kyu and
Park Sang-chun
Succeeded by Park Jie-won (acting)
Chairman of the Uri Party
In office
14 February 2007 – 20 August 2007
Preceded by Kim Geun-tae
Succeeded by Party dissolved
Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy
In office
10 February 2006 – 1 March 2007
President Roh Moo-hyun
Preceded by Lee Hee-beom
Succeeded by Kim Young-joo
Personal details
Born 5 November 1950 (1950-11-05) (age 71), 26 September 1950 of the lunisolar calendar
Jinan, North Jeolla, South Korea
Citizenship South Korean
Political party Democratic Party of Korea (−2016, 2018–)
Other political
Independent (2016–2018)
as Speaker of the National Assembly, as required by law.
Spouse(s) Choi Hye-kyung
Residence Jongno, Seoul
Alma mater Korea University
New York University
Pepperdine University
Kyung Hee University (Ph.D.)
Korean name
Revised Romanization Jeong Segyun
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Segyun

Chung Sye-kyun (Hangul: 정세균; Hanja: 丁世均; born 5 November 1950) is a South Korean politician. He is the 42nd and current Prime Minister of South Korea since January 2020. From 2016 to 2018, he was Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea.

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