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Kim Dae Jung

 (kĭm′ dī′ jo͞ong′) 1925-2009.
Korean politician and president of South Korea (1998-2003). He won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his policy of rapprochement towards North Korea.

Kim Dae Jung

(kɪm daɪ yʌŋ)
n.
born 1925, president of South Korea since 1998: Nobel peace prize 2000.
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This file photo taken on June 14, 2000 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (right) and South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung joining hands during a summit between the two countries in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang.
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He dismissed a claim by some pro-alliance lawmakers that the current situation can be compared to that of the late former President Kim Dae-jung who established a coalition government in partnership with Kim Jong-pil, the leader of a right-wing party.
The delegation was in the South Korean capital to pay their respects to Kim Dae-jung, the architect of the "sunshine" policy who died on August 18 of heart failure.
Kim Dae-Jung made a great contribution into strengthening of friendship and mutual understanding and provided for activation of bilateral cooperation between out countries, message stated.
Former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung has died, it was reported yesterday.
In his condolence message to the President of the Republic of Korea, President Zardari said that is with profound sorrow and grief that we have learnt about the passing away of former President Kim Dae-jung.
Just released documents show that Pope John Paul II intervened to save the life of Kim Dae-Jung, an agitator for democracy who led grass-roots opposition to South Korean military dictatorships.
With Kim Dae-jung, the former president of the Republic of Korea and the Nobel Peace Prize winner succeeded by President Roh Moo-hyun of the same political party, a review of Kim's Sunshine Policy toward the Communist North Korea may be appropriate.
The Kim Dae-jung presidency (1998-2003) was inaugurated during the height of the Asian crisis.
Before leaving office in February, President Kim Dae-jung attempted to chart an independent course between Washington and Pyongyang.
It all started in 2000, when former prime minister Yoshiro Mori and former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung agreed on a basic framework for the South Korea-Japan IT Cooperation Initiative.