Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee: The first official President of Korea who first came into office in 1948. He was also the 2nd and 3rd President of Korea as his 3rd was his last. While running for his fourth term Rhee won by a landslide and then his victory became questionable. Later on Rhee was proved to have cheated the government of $20 million dollars. He was forced he leave office April 26, 1960 and died July 19, 1965 because of a stroke. (Akash)

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