PROFILE

MOON Jae‐in

President of the Republic of Korea

Oct 20, 2017

Profile
Date of Birth January 24, 1953
Place of Birth Geoje Island, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, Korea
Marital Status Married to Kim Jung‐sook with a son, a daughter and two grandsons
 
Education
1980 LL.B., Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
1971 Graduated from Kyungnam High School, Busan, Korea
 
Career
2017 President of the Republic of Korea
2017 Presidential Candidate of the Democratic Party of Korea for the 19th presidential election
2015 Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Korea
2014 Member of Interim Committee of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy Chairperson of the Nuclear Plant Special Countermeasure Committee
2013 Standing Advisor of the Democratic United Party
2012 Candidate of the Democratic United Party for the 18th presidential election Member of the 19th National Assembly from Sasang-gu, Busan
2011 Standing Co-representative for Innovation and Integration
2010 Chairperson of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation
2007 Chief of Staff to the President of the Republic of Korea Chairperson of the Promotion Committee for the 2nd South-North Summit
2005 Senior Secretary to the President for Civil Affairs
2004 Senior Secretary to the President for the Civic and Social Agenda
2003 Senior Secretary to the President for Civil Affairs
1982 Opened a law office specializing in human rights and civil society with Roh Moo-hyun, who became the president of Korea for the 16th term
 
Publication
2011 Mun Jae-inui Unmyeong (Moon Jae-in’s Destiny)
2012 Sarami Meonjeoda (People Come First)
2012 Moon Jae-ini Deurimnida (Presented to You by Moon Jae-in)
2013 Ggeuchi Sijagida (The End is the Beginning)
2017 Daehanmingugi Munneunda (Questions from the Republic of Korea)
2017 Unmeyong-eseo Huimang-euro (From Destiny to Hope)