Lee Byung-chul

Lee Byung-chul
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Born(1910-02-12)12 February 1910
Died19 November 1987(1987-11-19) (aged 77)
NationalitySouth Korean
Alma materWaseda University, Tokyo
OccupationBusinessman
Known forFounder of Samsung
Spouse(s)Park Du-eul
Kuroda
Children10, including Kun-hee and Myung-hee
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Byeongcheol
McCune–ReischauerI Pyŏngch'ŏl

Lee Byung-chul (12 February 1910[1] – 19 November 1987) was a South Korean businessman. He was the founder of the Samsung Group, which is South Korea's largest business group,[2] and one of South Korea's most successful businessmen.

  1. ^ Lankov, Andrei (12 October 2011). "Lee Byung-chull: founder of Samsung Group". The Korea Times. Retrieved 11 April 2019. It is still run by the numerous descendants of Lee Byung-chull and the centenary of his birth in 2010 being celebrated with much pomp.
  2. ^ Jung-hyun, Bang (11 February 2010). "Hail the Father of Business, Lee Byung-chul". Korea IT Times. Archived from the original on 15 May 2016. Retrieved 5 May 2016.