13 Notable alumni of
Yeungnam University

Yeungnam University is 1138th in the world, 248th in Asia, and 27th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 13 notable alumni from Yeungnam University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Park So-jin

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    Park So-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singerdanceractor
    Biography

    Park So-jin, better known mononymously as Sojin, is a South Korean singer. She is best known as the leader of South Korean girl group Girl's Day.

  2. Lee Hee-joon

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    Lee Hee-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Hee-joon is a South Korean actor.

  3. Shin Tae-yong

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    Shin Tae-yong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Shin Tae-yong is a South Korean former player and professional football manager who is currently managing the Indonesia national football team.

  4. Cho Won-jin

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    Cho Won-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cho Won-jin is a South Korean conservative pro-Park Geun-hye politician who served as the break-away Saenuri Party's presidential candidate in the 2017 presidential election. He had been a member of the Liberty Korea Party prior to that, representing Dalseo District, Daegu in the National Assembly since first being elected in the 2008 elections. Cho vowed to become "a patriotic president to set the Republic of Korea straight", and pledged to boost the status of the country's war heroes and "correct distortions" in public education allegedly resulting from the domination of teaching unions, traditionally leftist. He is a pro-China and supports common economic development between China and South Korea. He also supports Chinese paramount leader Xi Jinping and his anti-corruption campaign. He has also met with Xi Jinping in 2009 as member of National Assembly. He previously lived and worked in China for over 15 years.

  5. Joo Ho-young

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    Joo Ho-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joo Ho-young is a South Korean judge and politician who served as the interim Chairman of the conservative United Future Party (UFP)/People Power Party (PPP) in May 2020, and again from 8 to 30 April 2021. He has been the incumbent Member of the National Assembly for Suseong 1st constituency since 2020; before that, he represented for 2nd constituency from 2004 to 2020. He was the Minister for Special Affairs under the President Lee Myung-bak from 2009 to 2010.

  6. Chiu Chuang-huan

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    Chiu Chuang-huan
    Years
    1925-2020 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chiu Chuang-huan was a Taiwanese politician. He was the Vice Premier from 1981 to 1984.

  7. Kim Jae-bak

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    Kim Jae-bak
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kim Jae-bak is a South Korean former professional baseball shortstop and manager. Nicknamed the "Ground Fox," he batted and threw right-handed. He played ten seasons in the KBO League, for the MBC Cheongryong/LG Twins from 1982 to 1991, and for the Pacific Dolphins in 1992. As manager of the Hyundai Unicorns from 1996 to 2006, he guided the team to four Korean Series championships.

  8. Kim Kwan-yong

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    Kim Kwan-yong
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kim Kwan-yong is the governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Republic of Korea. He was also the mayor of Gumi from 1995 to 1997, serving again in 2006. He is a member of the Grand National Party.

  9. Lee Myung-joo

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    Lee Myung-joo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Lee Myung-joo is a South Korean footballer who plays for Al-Wahda as a midfielder.

  10. Kim Won-il

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    Kim Won-il
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    writerprosaist
    Biography

    Kim Won-il is a South Korean writer.

  11. Lee Jong-wook

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    Lee Jong-wook
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Lee Jong-wook is a South Korean outfielder who plays for the Doosan Bears in the Korean professional baseball league.

  12. Kim Jae-gang

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    Kim Jae-gang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Biography

    Kim Jae-Gang is a South Korean heavyweight freestyle wrestler. He won a bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Games and a gold medal at the 2013 Asian Championships. Kim has a degree in physical education from the Yeungnam University. In 2014 he was named the Best Athlete of the Year by the Gyeongsangbuk-do Sports Council in Republic of Korea.

  13. Choi Kyoung-sik

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    Choi Kyoung-sik
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    table tennis player
    Biography

    Choi Kyoung-sik is a South Korean para table tennis coach and former player. He has won five medals in three Paralympic Games (2000, 2004, and 2008).