Kim Byong-joon

This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Kim Byong-joon
Minister of Education and Human Resources Development
In office
July 21, 2006  August 7, 2006
President Roh Moo-hyun
Preceded by Kim Jin-Pyo
Succeeded by Lee Chong-Suh(acting)
Personal details
Born (1954-03-26) 26 March 1954
Goryeong, South Korea

Kim Byong-joon (김병준, born March 26, 1954) is a former Chief of Staff (Minister), Presidential Office of National Policies, Republic of Korea/ the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Human Resources Development. He is designated Prime Minister of South Korea by President Park Geun-hye, on November 2, 2016, but Park withdrew her designate November 8.


Kim was born in Goryeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do.[1] He received his B.A degree from Yeungnam University in 1976, M.A degree from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in 1979, and PhD degree from University of Delaware in 1984.


  1. "Profile of Kim Byong-joon". South Korean Government. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
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