Hwang Woo-yea

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Hwang.

Hwang Woo-yea is a Korean jurist, politician, and the chairman of the Saenuri Party.[1][2] As of 2012 Hwang represents the electorate centred on Yeonsu District, Incheon in the National Assembly of South Korea.[2]

Hwang studied law at Seoul National University.[2] He was a judge in courts in Seoul and other jurisdictions[which?] in South Korea before entering politics.[1] Hwang has been elected to the constituency he represents five times.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Hwang Woo-yea elected new ruling party leader". The Korea Times. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Lee, Eun-joo (16 May 2012). "Saenuri elects new leaders". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 22 December 2012.