Park Eun-sik

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Park Eunsik
박은식
朴殷植
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2nd President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
1925–1925
Preceded by Syngman Rhee
Succeeded by Yi Sang-ryong
Personal details
Born (1859-09-30)September 30, 1859
Nammyeon, Hwangju-gun, Hwanghae-do, Joseon
Died November 1, 1925(1925-11-01) (aged 66)
Shanghai, China
Nationality Korean
Korean name
Hangul 박은식
Hanja 朴殷植
Revised Romanization Bak Eun-sik
McCune–Reischauer Pak Ŭnsik

Park Eunsik (September 30, 1859 - November 1, 1925) was a historian[1] and the second President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai during part of 1925. Soon after the impeachment of Syngman Rhee from the presidency, Park was elected the president, but he soon died from illness while in office. Park was succeeded by Yi Sang-ryong as the president.

Park Eunsik's writings[edit]

  • Neo-Confucianism Reformation Argument (Yugyo gusinnon; Hangul: 유교구신론; hanja: 儒敎求新論) in 1909.
  • Painful History of Korea (Hanguk tongsa; Hangul: 한국통사; hanja: 韓國痛史) in 1919. Is telling the history in 1911~about 1930
  • The Bloody History of the Korean Independence Movement (Hanguk dongnip undong ji hyeolsa; Hangul: 한국독립운동지혈사; hanja: 韓國獨立運動之血史) in 1920.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Carter J. Eckert, Ki-baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson, and Edward W. Wagner, Korea Old and New: A History (Seoul: Ilchokak / Korea Institute, Harvard University, 1990), 251.
Political offices
Preceded by
Syngman Rhee
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1925
Succeeded by
Yi Sang-ryong