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|President of the Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee|
November 2, 1981 – July 11, 1983
|Leader||Juan Antonio Samaranch|
|Succeeded by||Roh Tae-woo|
11 November 1913|
Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang Province, Japanese Korea
|Died||31 March 1995
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Gim Yong-sik|
He twice served as Foreign Minister of South Korea (in 1962 and from 1971 to 1973) and also held the posts of National Unification Minister (1973–74) and Minister without Portfolio (1963). Kim's diplomatic career began with posts as Consul in Hong Kong and Honolulu, and progressed with assignments as Minister of the South Korean embassies to Japan (1951-1957) and France (May 16, 1957 – September 10, 1958), and then Minister with the Korean mission in Geneva. He then became Ambassador to Great Britain, concurrently to the Scandinavian countries (1961–62), to the Philippines (1962–63), to the United Nations, concurrently Canada (1964–70), and to the United States (1977–81). He was also special assistant to the President of the Republic of Korea for Foreign Affairs (1970–71).
Upon his retirement from the foreign service, Kim took the posts of President of the Republic of Korea National Red Cross, Chairman of the Committee for Promotion of Home Visits by Overseas Koreans, Chairman of the Committee for Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Korean US Relations.
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- "New ambassador chosen by Korea". The Day. 1981-05-21. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
|Ambassador of South Korea to the United States
|President of Organizing Committee for Summer Olympic Games