Song Jin-woo (journalist)

Song Jin-woo (Korean: 송진우, hanja: 宋鎭禹, May 8, 1889 - December 30, 1945) was a Korean journalist, politician, independence activist, and social activist. His nickname was Goha (고하, 古下). He was the 3rd, 6th and 8th CEO of The Dong-a Ilbo and he was the founder and first head of the Korea Democratic Party (한국 민주당) in 1945. He was killed by Han Hyun-woo, a member of Baikuisa, a South Korean terrorist group.

Song Jin-Woo
1945.12 Goha Song Chinwu.jpg
Personal details
Born(1889-05-08)May 8, 1889
Damyang, Joseon Dynasty
DiedDecember 30, 1945(1945-12-30) (aged 56)
Seoul, South Korea
NationalityKorean
Political partyKorea Democratic Party
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSong Jinu
McCune–ReischauerSong Chinu
Pen name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGoha
McCune–ReischauerKoha

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