Park Kyung-ni

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: South Korean novelist considered as one of South Korea's most celebrated novelists best known for her 1955 16-volume epic saga Toji (The Land), set against 19th- and 20th-century turbulence on the Korea, in which it took her about 25 years to write and has been made into a TV drama series, a movie, and an opera.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: October 28, 1926

 

Died: May 5, 2008

 

Location: Seoul, South Korea