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Kwon E-hyock

Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation Chairman

Date of Birth

  • May 15, 1922

Educational Background

1949
B.A. in Political Science, Korea University
1962
Studied at the Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania in International Relations
1995
Honorary Doctor in Literature from Woosuk University
1998
Honorary Doctor in Political Science from Korea University

Career

1946
Chairman, Central Committee, Anti-Trustee Students Assembly
Chairman, Central Committee, National Students Assembly
1954
Member, the 3rd National Assembly(Jeonju, Independent)
1958 ~ 1961
Member, the 4th, 5th National Assembly(Jeonju, Democratic Party)
1961
Korean Delegate to the 15th U.N. General Assembly
Chairman, the Korea Sports Council
President, the Korea Weightlifting Federation
1966
Chairman, the Asia Weightlifting Federation
1969
Chairman, the Asia Weightlifting Federation
1971
Member, the 8th National Assembly(Jeonju, New Peace's Party)
1971~
Chairman, the Korean Policy Research Institute
1973
Member, the 9th National Assembly(Jeonju, New Peace's Party)
Vice Speaker of the National Assembly
1975
Korean Delegate to the 30th the U.N. General Assembly
1976
Representative Supreme Member, the New People's Party
1978
Member, the 10th National Assembly(Jeonju, Wanju, New Peace's Party)
1984~
President, the Council for Commemorative Projects for Korea's Anti-trusteeship & Anti-communism Student's Movement
1985
Member, the 12th National Assembly(Jeonju, New Peace's Party)
1985~
Adviser, the Korea Sports Council
1986
Member, the 1988 Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee
1990
Director, the Seoul Peace Prize and Member, the Seoul Peace Prize Selection Committee
1993
Director, the Commemorative Committee for "Patriotic Martyr in Yeosoon"
1994~
Co-chairman, the National Council for Freedom and Democracy
1995~
Advisor, Korea Eligible Senior Voters Federation
1996~
Chairman, the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation and President, the Seoul Peace Prize Selection Committee
Member, the Organizing Committee for the 2002 World Cup
Chairman, the Association of Patriotic Societies for National Foundation
1998
Chairman, the Preparatory Committee for Commemorative of the founding of the Republic of Korea
2007
Chairman, the Parliamentarians' Society of the Republic of Korea

Award

  • Order of Service Merit(Mugunghwa Medal)

Publication

  • A Challenge for Hopelessness
  • Long March to Democracy
  • Plan-National Student Federation
  • The Middle-of-the-Road Integration Theory
  • The Sound Argument of Chaotic Period
  • A History of Korean Students National-Building Movement
  • How the Republic of Korea was Founded
  • My Political Thoughts for Democratic Development