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South Korean Army Lieutenant General and the director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency. Wikipedia

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  • Kim Dae-jung

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Sentences forKim Jae-gyu

  • On 26 October 1979, six days after the student protests ended, Park was shot dead by Kim Jae-gyu, the director of the KCIA, after a banquet at a safehouse in Gungjeong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.Park Chung-hee-Wikipedia
  • The crisis was one of the causes for the assassination of Park Chung-hee on 26 October 1979 by KCIA Director Kim Jae-gyu.Kim Young-sam-Wikipedia
  • Park Chung-hee's rule ended on October 26, 1979 when he was killed by his chief of security services, Kim Jae-gyu.Miracle on the Han River-Wikipedia
  • Park was regarded as First Lady until the assassination of her father by his own intelligence chief, Kim Jae-gyu, on 26 October 1979.Park Geun-hye-Wikipedia
  • Next in Im's string of controversial films was 2005's President's Last Bang, about the night President Park Chung-hee was assassinated by his KCIA Director.Im Sang-soo-Wikipedia
  • Kim Jae-gyu, the director of the KCIA and the president's security chief, was responsible for the assassination.Assassination of Park Chung-hee-Wikipedia

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