Chang Sang

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Chang Sang
Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
11 July 2002 – 31 July 2002
President Kim Dae-jung
Preceded by Lee Han-dong
Succeeded by Jeon Yun-churl (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1939-10-03) October 3, 1939 (age 77)
Political party Minjoo Party of Korea
Religion Protestantism

Chang Sang (born on October 3, 1939) became the first female Prime Minister of South Korea when President Kim Dae-jung reshuffled his cabinet in 2002.[1]

She holds a doctorate of philosophy from Princeton Theological Seminary[2][3] and served as president of Ewha Women's University from 1996 until the prime minister appointment.[4]

She was nominated as the prime minister candidate by the President Kim Dae-jung in 2002, however the nomination was rejected by the National Assembly.



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Political offices
Preceded by
Lee Han-dong
Prime Minister of South Korea

Succeeded by
Jeon Yun-churl