Moon Hee-sang (born 3 March 1945) is a South Korean politician. He has a bachelor's degree in law from Seoul National University. He is a member of the National Assembly, and was the interim leader of New Politics Alliance for Democracy from 2014 to 2015.[1]

Moon Hee-sang
문희상
Moon Hee-sang in 2019.jpg
Speaker of the National Assembly
Assumed office
13 July 2018
PresidentMoon Jae-in
DeputyLee Ju-young
Joo Seung-yong
Preceded byChung Sye-kyun
Chairman of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy
Interim
In office
28 September 2014 – 9 February 2015
Preceded byPark Young-sun (Interim)
Succeeded byMoon Jae-in
Chairman of the Democratic Party
Interim
In office
9 January 2013 – 4 May 2013
Preceded byLee Hae-chan
Succeeded byKim Han-gil
Chairman of the Uri Party
In office
2 April 2005 – 28 October 2005
Preceded byLim Chae-jeong (Interim)
Succeeded byChung Sye-kyun (Interim)
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 2004
Preceded byHong Moon-jong
ConstituencyUijeongbu A
In office
30 May 2000 – 7 March 2003
Preceded byHong Moon-jong
Succeeded byHong Moon-jong
ConstituencyUijeongbu
In office
30 May 1992 – 29 May 1996
Preceded byKim Moon-won
Succeeded byHong Moon-jong
ConstituencyUijeongbu
Chief of Staff to the President
In office
25 February 2003 – 13 July 2004
PresidentRoh Moo-hyun
Preceded byPark Jie-won
Succeeded byKim Woo-shik
Personal details
Born (1945-03-03) 3 March 1945 (age 74)
Yangju, Japanese Korea
Political partyDemocratic (suspended as the Speaker of the Parliament)
Alma materSeoul National University
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationMun Huisang
McCune–ReischauerMun Hŭisang

On 13 July 2018, he was elected as the new Speaker of the National Assembly.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Opposition party picks five-term lawmaker as new interim leader". Yonhap News Agency. September 18, 2014.
  2. ^ "국회, 46일만에 본회의..새 입법수장 문희상 "이젠 국회의 계절"". 다음 뉴스.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chung Sye-kyun
Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea
13 July 2018 – present
Incumbent