Monday, November 29

[만리재사진첩] The life of Chun Doo-hwan in nine photos

Chun Doo-hwan, who is accused of defaming witnesses by denying the fact that the military was shooting helicopters during the May 18th Gwangju Democratization Movement, appeared in the appeals court on the afternoon of August 9, 2021, and complained of health problems 25 minutes later, complaining about health problems in Gwangju. leaving the court This is the last appearance of Chun exposed in public. Gwangju/Joint coverage photo

Chun Doo-hwan, the leader of the 12/12 military coup and bloody suppression of the 5/18 Gwangju Democratization Movement, died on the 23rd. Born on January 23, 1931 in Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, after graduating from the 11th class in 1955, Jeon established the military private organization ‘Hanahoe’ and laid the foundation for a political soldier. At the time of the assassination of President Park Chung-hee on October 26, 1979, he was in charge of the investigation as the head of the Joint Investigation Headquarters, and that year, he led the ’12/12 Military Rebellion’ and took control of the military and took power. Chun bloody suppressed the May 18 Democratization Movement in 1980 and served as president until early 1988. After leaving office, he was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of civil strife and murder, but was released in December 1997 with a special amnesty. Let’s take a look at the nine photos of Jeon’s 90 years of life.

Chun Doo-hwan, head of the Joint Investigation Division of the Martial Law, announces the results of the investigation into the assassination of President Park Chung-hee on November 6, 1979.  yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan, head of the Joint Investigation Division of the Martial Law, announces the results of the investigation into the assassination of President Park Chung-hee on November 6, 1979. yunhap news

After the December 12, 1979 coup d'état, the new military forces take a commemorative photo at the Seoul Security Command.  The fourth from the left in the front row is former President Roh Tae-woo, and the fifth from the left in the front row is Mr. Chun Doo-hwan.  yunhap news

After the December 12, 1979 coup d’état, the new military forces take a commemorative photo at the Seoul Security Command. The fourth from the left in the front row is former President Roh Tae-woo, and the fifth from the left in the front row is Mr. Chun Doo-hwan. yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan, who usurped power by the 12/12, was inaugurated as the 11th president on September 1, 1980, nine months later.  Republic of Korea Government Records Photo Collection

Chun Doo-hwan, who usurped power by the 12/12, was inaugurated as the 11th president on September 1, 1980, nine months later. Republic of Korea Government Records Photo Collection

Chun Doo-hwan (middle front row) and his wife listen to a monk's explanation as they tour the grounds at Baekdamsa Temple in Inje-gun, Gangwon-do on November 23, 1988.  yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan (middle front row) and his wife listen to a monk’s explanation as they tour the grounds at Baekdamsa Temple in Inje-gun, Gangwon-do on November 23, 1988. yunhap news

On December 31, 1989, while former President Chun Doo-hwan was speaking at the joint hearing of the 5th Gong and the Gwangju Special Committee at the National Assembly, Rep. Lee Cheol-yong of the People's Party of People's Party rebukes him to stop answering insincere.  yunhap news

On December 31, 1989, while former President Chun Doo-hwan was speaking at the joint hearing of the 5th Gong and the Gwangju Special Committee at the National Assembly, Rep. Lee Cheol-yong of the People’s Party of People’s Party rebukes him to stop answering insincere. yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan is announcing a two-page statement to the public in front of Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul on December 2, 1995, refusing to face the prosecution's summons policy.  Jeon said, “I did my best to find out the truth about the incidents (12/12 and 5/18), but there is no reason to respond because the government enacted a special law and re-investigated it for political reasons.  In order to respect the law, we will only accept the actions of the judiciary.”  yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan is announcing a two-page statement to the public in front of Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul on December 2, 1995, refusing the prosecution’s summons policy. Jeon said, “I did my best to find out the truth about the incidents (12/12 and 5/18), but there is no reason to respond because the government enacted a special law and re-investigated it for political reasons. In order to respect the law, we will only accept the actions of the judiciary.” yunhap news

Chun Doo-hwan (right) and Roh Tae-woo were charged with rebellion and rebellion under the Military Criminal Act, and were sentenced to death and 22 years and 6 months in prison in the first trial, respectively.  On August 26, 1996, two people stood side by side at the first trial.  Hankyoreh file photo

Chun Doo-hwan (right) and Roh Tae-woo were charged with rebellion and rebellion under the Military Criminal Act, and were sentenced to death and 22 years and 6 months in prison in the first trial, respectively. On August 26, 1996, two people stood side by side at the first trial. Hankyoreh file photo

Chun Doo-hwan is playing a round with acquaintances at a golf course in Gangwon-do on November 7, 2019.  Chun Doo-hwan, who was charged with defamation of the late Father Jovio, submitted an application for permission to not appear in April 2019 for health reasons, and the court accepted it.  provided by the Justice Party

Chun Doo-hwan is playing a round with acquaintances at a golf course in Gangwon-do on November 7, 2019. Chun Doo-hwan, who was charged with defamation of the late Father Jovio, submitted an application for permission to not appear in April 2019 for health reasons, and the court accepted it. provided by the Justice Party

By Kim Bong-gyu, senior staff reporter [email protected]



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