Chung Ho-yong

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Chung Ho-yong
정호용
鄭鎬溶
Chung Ho Yong 1985-3-22.png
Born (1931-09-10) 10 September 1931 (age 86)
Taegu, North Gyeongsang, Korea
Nationality Korean
Political party Democratic Justice
Spouse(s) Kim Suk-hwan
Korean name
Hangul 정호용
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jeong Ho-yong
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Ho-yong
Pen name
Hangul 목우
Hanja
Revised Romanization Mogu
McCune–Reischauer Mogu

General Chung Ho-yong (Hangul정호용; Hanja鄭鎬溶; born 10 September 1932) was a South Korean army general and politician, who held the positions of Interior Minister and later Defense Minister.

He is considered as one of the best friends of Chun Doo-hwan and Roh Tae-woo, who both served as President of South Korea.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kim Jong-ho
Interior Minister of South Korea
January 1987 – May 1987
Succeeded by
Goh Kun
Preceded by
Lee Ki-baek
Defense Minister of South Korea
July 1987 - December 1988
Succeeded by
Oh Ja-bok