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Kim Kyusik

South Korean politician and academic
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Kim Kyu-sik (Korean: 김규식, 1881 - 1950) was a Korean politician, ambassador, poet, and academic.

He was the first and second Vice President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea. He was also minister of education and foreign affairs in the same government.

A nickname & a pen name is Usa (Korean: 우사).

He was a graduate of the American Roanoke College and also Princeton University.

Kim Kyusik was born in Pusan. He was kidnapped to North Korea in 1950, where he was assassinated in Manpo the same year.

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Preceded by
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Vice President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
1940-1947
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