Jeong Ho-yong

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Jeong Ho-yong
정호용
鄭鎬溶
Chung Ho Yong 1985-3-22.png
Born (1931-09-10) 10 September 1931 (age 85)
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 Mogwoo
McCune–Reischauer Mokwu

General Jeong Ho-yong (korean: 정호용, 鄭鎬溶, born 10 September 1932) was South Korean army general, politician, and Interior Minister, Defense Minister.

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

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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