13 Notable alumni of
Sogang University

Sogang University is 922nd in the world, 194th in Asia, and 20th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 13 notable alumni from Sogang University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Park Geun-hye

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    Park Geun-hye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Sogang University
    In 1974 graduated with bachelor's degree in electronic engineering
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Park Geun-hye is a former South Korean politician who served as President of South Korea from 2013 until 2017 when she was impeached and later convicted on related corruption charges. Park was the first woman to be President of South Korea and also the first female president popularly elected as head of state in East Asia. She was also the first South Korean president to be born after the founding of First Republic of Korea. Her father, Park Chung-hee, was the president from 1963 to 1979, serving five consecutive terms after he seized power in 1961.

  2. Nam Ji-hyun

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    Nam Ji-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Nam Ji-hyun is a South Korean actress who successfully transitioned from being one of the industry's premiere child artists to an acclaimed lead, well-loved for her roles in Queen Seondeok, Suspicious Partner, 100 Days My Prince and 365: Repeat the Year.

  3. Park Chan-wook

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    Park Chan-wook
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directorfilm producerfilm criticpolitician
    Biography

    Park Chan-wook is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, producer, and former film critic. One of the most acclaimed and popular filmmakers in the world, Park is best known for his films Joint Security Area (2000), Thirst (2009), The Handmaiden (2016) and what has become known as The Vengeance Trilogy, consisting of Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Oldboy (2003) and Lady Vengeance (2005).

  4. Park Eun-bin

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    Park Eun-bin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Park Eun-bin is a South Korean actress. She debuted as a child actress before receiving her first leading role with a time-traveling romance drama Operation Proposal in 2012. She has starred in television series Hello, My Twenties! (2016, 2017), Hot Stove League (2019-2020), and Do You Like Brahms? (2020).

  5. Sam Okyere

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    Sam Okyere
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    entertainer
    Biography

    Samuel Okyere is a Ghanaian television personality active in South Korea and Ghana.

  6. Moon Sung-keun

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    Moon Sung-keun
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorpoliticiantelevision actor
    Biography

    Moon Sung-keun is a South Korean actor and politician. He has won three Blue Dragon Film Awards, two Baeksang Arts Awards, and two Chunsa Film Art Awards for Best Actor.

  7. Yang Hee-eun

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    Yang Hee-eun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Yang Hee-eun is a South Korean singer and songwriter. Her syndicated radio show Women Era has aired via the MBC Standard FM since 1999.

  8. Choi Dong-hun

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    Choi Dong-hun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Choi Dong-hoon is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. He ranks as one of the most consistently successful directors working in contemporary Korean cinema, with all five of his films becoming commercial hits -- The Big Swindle attracted 2.12 million viewers, Tazza: The High Rollers at 6.84 million, Jeon Woo-chi: The Taoist Wizard at 6.13 million, The Thieves at 12.9 million, and Assassination at 12.7 million.

  9. Suh Byung-soo

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    Suh Byung-soo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Suh Byung-soo is a South Korean politician who served as the Mayor of Busan from 2014 to 2018. He previously served as the Member of the National Assembly for Haeundae-Gijang 1st constituency from 2002 to 2014 and the Mayor of Haeundae from 2000 to 2002.

  10. Cheong Yang-seog

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    Cheong Yang-seog
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cheong Yang-seog is a South Korean politician in the conservative People Power Party who was elected member of the National Assembly for Gangbuk, Seoul, in the 2016 parliamentary election. He previously represented the same constituency between 2008 and 2012.

  11. Oh Yeon-ho

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    Oh Yeon-ho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Oh Yeon-ho is the founder of "citizen journalism" in South Korea, and CEO of OhmyNews a new approach to cyber-journalism in which ordinary citizens can contribute to a major news organization through being at news events, filing reports, and having their work verified and edited by trained news staff. He is seen as one of the pivotal figures in the contemporary culture of South Korea.

  12. Seorak

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    Seorak
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Seorak Park, also known by her stage name SeoRock, is a South Korean singer and former VJ for MTV Korea. She currently lives in Manhattan, New York and studies law. Seorak is one of the first Korean singers to successfully crossover from performing mainstream music to performing in musical theater (her talent in being the leading role of "Carmen" made the musical a super hit). She will also be the first Korean singer ever to receive a J.D.

  13. Wonje (monk)

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    Wonje (monk)
    Enrolled in Sogang University
    Studied religion
    Occupations
    bhikkhuwritertravelerlecturer
    Biography

    Wonje is a Korean monk, essayist, and travel writer.