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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.
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Kim Dae Jung

(kɪm daɪ yʌŋ)
n.
born 1925, president of South Korea since 1998: Nobel peace prize 2000.
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A 200-member delegation co-led by late President Kim Dae-jung's third son Kim Hong-gul, Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong and three other leaders engaging in inter-Korean reconciliatory movements will travel to Mount Geumgang Resort on the North's east coast, Feb.
The first inter-Korean summit took place between former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the late father of Kim Jong Un, and the liberal former president of South Korea, Kim Dae-jung. The three-day meeting in June, which began with a broadly smiling Kim Jong Il tightly grabbing the hands of Kim Dae-jung at the Pyongyang airport, led to an agreement between the Koreas on joint economic projects, which have since stalled.
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.
Synopsis: Kim Dae-jung (6 January 1924-18 August 2009) was President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003, the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the only Korean Nobel Prize recipient in history.
The North Korean delegation had come to mourn the death of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who died last week.
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.
Presidential spokesmen confirmed the two had delivered a message from Kim, who sent them to Seoul to join national mourning for former president Kim Dae-Jung.
THE road to Korean unity may be a long and bumpy one, but, if it ever comes to pass, then one of its architects will surely be seen as Kim Dae-Jung.
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.
ISLAMABAD, August 18, 2009 (Frontier Star): President Asif Ali Zardari expresses profound sorrow and grief over the passing away of former President Kim Dae-jung, Republic of Korea.