Chough Pyung-ok

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Chough Pyung-ok
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Personal details
Born(1894-05-21)May 21, 1894
Cheonan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Joseon Dynasty
DiedFebruary 15, 1960(1960-02-15) (aged 65)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)No Jeong-myeon 노정면 (盧禎冕)
Korean name
Hangul
조병옥
Hanja
趙炳玉
Revised RomanizationJo Byeong-ok
McCune–ReischauerCho Pyŏngok
Pen name
Hangul
유석
Hanja
維石
Revised RomanizationYuseok
McCune–ReischauerYusŏk

Chough Pyung-ok (also Cho Pyung-ok or Cho Byeong-ok; 1894 – 1960) was a South Korean politician. He ran against incumbent president Syngman Rhee in the 1960 presidential election but died on February 15, one month before the election on March 15. Rhee received 90% of the vote.

Works[edit]

  • 나의 회고록 [My memoir]. 民敎社 [Mungyosa]. 1959. [1]
  • 민주주의와 나 [Democracy and I]. 永信文化社 [Yeongsun Munhwasa]. 1959. [2]

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