List of Presidents of South Korea
This is a list of the presidents of South Korea.
Since the creation of the Government of the Republic of Korea which is commonly known as South Korea in 1948, twelve people have served nineteen terms as President of South Korea. The president is the country's head of state as well as its head of government. The president is also the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
(acting: April–June, June–August 1960)
(acting: March 1962 – December 1963)
(acting: October–December 1979)
11th & 12th term
(acting: March–May 2004)
(acting: December 2016–May 2017)