Chinanews, October 26th, a comprehensive report, local time on the 26th, the former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo died of illness at the age of 88.

During his tenure, the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Korea was achieved.

  According to data, Lu Tae-woo was born in Dalseong County, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea in December 1932. He graduated from the Army Non-commissioned Officer School in 1995 and was elected the first elected president of South Korea in 1987. He was sworn in as President in 1988 and resigned in 1993.

Data map: photos of former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo before his death.

Image source: Yonhap News Agency

  During Roh Tae-woo's tenure, China and South Korea established diplomatic relations, and he also paid a state visit to China in September 1992.

Through the "Northern Diplomacy" policy, South Korea has also normalized diplomatic relations with countries and regions such as the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

  According to reports, Lu Taiyu was hospitalized for a long time due to chronic diseases.

Recently, he was hospitalized at Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea due to deterioration of his condition and received intensive care, but his condition did not improve and eventually passed away.

Data map: In December 1997, after Lu Taiyu was released from a special pardon, accompanied by his wife Jin Yushu, he waved to the public.

  In April 1997, Lu Tae-woo was sentenced to 17 years in prison and a fine of 262.89 billion won by the South Korean Supreme Court for involvement in the “rebellion and civil strife” and “acceptance of bribes” stipulated in the South Korean Military Criminal Law.

  In December 1997, the former South Korean President Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung, who was the president-elect at the time, decided to pardon Roh Tae-woo through an agreement, but the fine still had to be paid.

Since then, Lu Tae-woo has paid a total of 91% of the fines 97 times, that is, a total of 239.8 billion won.