Choi Kyu-hah

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: former president of South Korea for a short term from 1979 to 1980 who became acting president in 1979 after the assassination of President Park Chung-hee and was forced to resign just eight months later after a military coup.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: July 16, 1919

 

Died: October 22, 2006

 

Location: Seoul, South Korea