Yi Dong-nyeong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Yi.
Yi Dongnyeong
이동녕
李東寧
4th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
1926
Preceded by Yi Sang-ryong
Succeeded by Hong Jin
7th, 8th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
1927–1933
Preceded by Kim Gu
Succeeded by Yang Gi-tak
10th, 11th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
1935–1940
Preceded by Yang Gi-tak
Succeeded by Kim Gu
Personal details
Born (1869-02-17)February 17, 1869
Cheonan, Chungcheongbuk-do, Joseon
Died March 13, 1940(1940-03-13) (aged 71)
Sichuan Province, China
Nationality Korean
Korean name
Hangul 이동녕
Hanja 李東寧
Revised Romanization I Dongnyeong
McCune–Reischauer Yi Tongnyŏng

Yi Dongnyeong (also spelled Yi Dong-nyung) was a Korean independence activist. He served as the fourth (1926), seventh (1927–1930), eighth (1930–1933), tenth (1935–1939), and eleventh (1939–1940) President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in exile in Shanghai, China.

Yi Dongnyeong, along with Yi Si-yeong,Yi Hoe-young and Yi Sang-ryong, started the Military School of the New Rising (Sinheung Mugwan Hakkyo 신흥무관학교) or Shinheung Military Academy in 1911.[1]

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), 274.
Political offices
Preceded by
Yi Sang-ryong
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1926
Succeeded by
Hong Jin
Preceded by
Kim Gu
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1927-1933
Succeeded by
Yang Gi-tak
Preceded by
Yang Gi-tak
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1935-1940
Succeeded by
Kim Gu