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Lee Kun-hee: 2nd Chairman of the Samsung Group
Lee Kun-hee was a South Korean businessman who served as chairman of the Samsung Group from 1987 to 2008 and from 2010 to 2020, and is credited with the transformation of Samsung to the world's largest manufacturer of smartphones, televisions, and memory chips. He was also a member of the International Olympic Committee. He was the third son of Samsung founder Lee Byung-chul. With an estimated net worth of US$21 billion at the time of his death, he was the richest person in South Korea, a position that he had held since 2007.

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Lee Kun-Hee, driving force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78 [Video]

Lee Kun-Hee, driving force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

In just 30 years at the helm, Lee Kun-Hee turned Samsung into a global force and transformed South Korea into one of Asia's top economies.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:46Published

Lee Kun-hee, man behind Samsung’s rise to tech titan, dies at 78 [Video]

Lee Kun-hee, man behind Samsung’s rise to tech titan, dies at 78

Twice pardoned for crimes including bribing a president, Lee transformed Samsung into a global electronics giant.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

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