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Lho Shin-yong (Korean: 노신영, 28 February 1930 – 21 October 2019)[2][3] was a South Korean politician, diplomat and intelligence chief, who served as the 18th Prime Minister,[4] the 18th Foreign Minister[5] and the 12th Director of the Agency of National Security Planning (ANSP, now National Intelligence Service)[6] of the fifth South Korean republic.


Lho Shin-yong
노신영
Lho Shin-yong.jpg
16th Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
16 May 1985 – 25 May 1987
PresidentChun Doo-hwan
Director of the Agency of National Security Planning of South Korea
In office
2 June 1982 – 18 February 1985
PresidentChun Doo-hwan
Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea
In office
2 September 1980 – 1 June 1982
PresidentChun Doo-hwan
Personal details
Born(1930-02-28)28 February 1930
Kangso, South Pyongan Province, Japanese Korea
(now Kangso-guyok, North Korea)
Died21 October 2019(2019-10-21) (aged 89)
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Nationality South Korea
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationNo Sin-yeong
McCune–ReischauerNo Sin-yŏng

Beginning his career in the diplomatic service, Lho served as the Consul General to Los Angeles since 1968, Consul General to New Dehli since 1972, Ambassador to India since 1973, Vice Foreign Minister and Permanent Representative in Geneva since 1976.[1] After that he was promoted to the position as Foreign Minister, from 2 September 1980 to 1 June 1982.[7] From 2 June 1982 to 18 February 1985 he served as the ANSP Director.[6] On 19 February 1985 he was appointed as the acting PM until 15 May, officially taking the post on the next day, and left office on 25 May 1987.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "역대총리소개" [Former Prime Ministers] (in Korean). Office for Government Policy Coordination, Prime Minister's Secretariat. Archived from the original on 2017-07-25. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  2. ^ Profile of Lho Shin-yong
  3. ^ https://news.joins.com/article/20513963
  4. ^ "Former Prime Ministers". Office for Government Policy Coordination, Prime Minister's Secretariat. Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  5. ^ "역대 장관" [Former Ministers] (in Korean). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (South Korea). Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  6. ^ a b "역대원장" [Former Directors] (in Korean). National Intelligence Service (South Korea). Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  7. ^ "Former Ministers". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (South Korea). Archived from the original on 2018-02-19. Retrieved 2018-02-19.