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Heo Jongsuk, 1930
|Revised Romanization||Heo Jong-suk|
Heo Jong-suk (korean: 허정숙, hanja: 許貞淑, July 16, 1908 – June 5, 1991) was a Korean independence activist and writer, Journalist, Communism activist, feminist, sex positive activist. Her real name was Jongja (정자;貞子).
In her early years, Heo went to Japan to study in Gansai School in Tokyo. She later left and in her next years Heo went to China where she was given an entrance to Sanghai Forigen High School where she graduated. Later she returned to her country. In 1921, she participated in the Feminist Movement and joined Korean Communist Party.
At that time, Japanese Government-General of Korea decided to make the Communist Party illegal. She avoided persecution for participation in the Communist Party. Later in 1924, she was introduced to International Women's Day, on March 1925, she went to Women's Day event in Seoul. In 1927 she was a founding member of Geunwoohoi(근우회) and also participated to Singanhoe(신간회).
In 1936, she went to China where she participated in the National revolution Party(조선민족혁명당). In 1938, she went to Heobai, participated in Chosen Independence alliance(조선독립동맹), an Anti-Japanese Korean resistance Group. In 1945, she went to Seoul but she left for North Korea to avoid right wing terrorism. In 1948 she participated in the North Korean Government.
- In Grace Lover (은혜로운 사랑 속에서)
- Democraticism founder days (민주건국의 나날에)
- Historical rememories of great loves (위대한 사랑의 력사를 되새기며)
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