Choi Chang-ik

Korean independence activist (1896-1960)

Choi Chang-ik (hangul:최창익, hanja:崔昌益, 1896-1957), also known as Choe Chang Ik, was a North Korean soldier and politician.[1]

Choi Chang-ik (1948)


In the early North Korean government, Choi was Deputy Prime Minister from 1952 to 1956.[1]

In a 1956-1957 purge, he was removed from government by forces led by Kim Il-sung.[2] He was expelled from the Korean Workers' Party.[3]

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