Yi Dong-nyeong

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Yi Dongnyeong (also spelled Yi Dong-nyung) was a Korean independence activist. He served as the fourth (1926), seventh (1927–1930), eighth (1930–1933), tenth (1935–1939), and eleventh (1939–1940) President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in exile in Shanghai, China.

Yi Dongnyeong
이동녕
李東寧
Yi Dong-nyung.jpg
Yi Dong-nyeong in the centre
5th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
April 29,1926 – May 3,1926
Preceded byYang Gi-tak
Succeeded byAhn Changho
7th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
May 16,1926 – July 7,1926
Preceded byAhn Changho
Succeeded byHong Jin
10th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
August,1927 – June 24,1933
Preceded byKim Gu
Succeeded bySong Byeong-jo
12th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
In office
October,1933 – March 13, 1940
Preceded bySong Byeong-jo
Succeeded byKim Gu
Personal details
Born(1869-02-17)February 17, 1869
Cheonan, Chungcheong-do, Joseon
DiedMarch 13, 1940(1940-03-13) (aged 71)
Sichuan Province, China
NationalityKorean
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Dongnyeong
McCune–ReischauerYi Tongnyŏng

Yi Dongnyeong, along with Yi Si-yeong, Yi Hoe-young and Yi Sang-ryong, started the Military School of the New Rising (Sinheung Mugwan Hakkyo 신흥무관학교) or Shinheung Military Academy in 1911.[1]

He then took part in the establishment of an interim government, leading a provisional government overseas for half his life, and died of overwork in the discipline of Sacheon on March 13, 1940.

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Tomb of Yi Dong-nyung in Qijiang County, Chongqing
  1. ^ Carter J. Eckert, Ki-baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson, and Edward W. Wagner, Korea Old and New: A History (Seoul: Ilchokak / Korea Institute, Harvard University, 1990), 274.
Political offices
Preceded by
Yang Gi-tak
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1926
Succeeded by
Ahn Changho
Preceded by
Ahn Changho
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1926
Succeeded by
Hong Jin
Preceded by
Kim Gu
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1927-1933
Succeeded by
Song Byeong-jo
Preceded by
Song Byeong-jo
Presidents of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1933-1940
Succeeded by
Kim Gu