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Yang Gi-tak (April 2, 1871 – April 20, 1938) was one of the leaders of Korean independence movement who served as the 9th president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea from 1933 to 1935.
|4th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea|
January, 1926 – April 29, 1926
|Preceded by||Yi Sang-ryong|
|Succeeded by||Yi Dongnyeong|
|Vice President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea|
October, 1933 – October, 1935
|Preceded by||Kim Gu|
|Succeeded by||Ryu Dong-ryeol|
|Born||April 2, 1871|
Kangsŏ, P'yŏngan-do, Joseon
|Died||April 20, 1938 (aged 67)|
|Revised Romanization||Yang Gi-tak|
Korea Daily NewsEdit
In 1904, Yang and British journalist Ernest Bethell first published Daehan Maeil Sinbo (Korean: 대한매일신보), the newspaper which took an antagonistic views about Japanese reign. The paper illuminated many Koreans who were unaware of the problem, and also played a key role in leading the National Debt Repayment Movement.