Shin Sung-mo

This is a Korean name; the family name is Shin.
Shin Sung-mo

Mate at the time of sinseongmo
Acting Prime Minister of South Korea, Defence Minister[1]
In office
April 21, 1950  November 23, 1950
Preceded by Lee Beom-seok
Succeeded by Chang Myon
Personal details
Born (1891-10-20)October 20, 1891
Uiryeong, Gyeongsang-do, Joseon (now Uiryeong, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea)
Died May 29, 1960(1960-05-29) (aged 68)
Korean name
Hangul 신성모
Revised Romanization Sin Seong-mo
McCune–Reischauer Sin Sŏngmo

Shin Sung-mo (October 20, 1891 – May 29, 1960)[2] was an acting prime minister in 1950 following the first prime minister of South Korea, Lee Beom-seok. He served as a Defence Minister during the Korean War.[1]


  1. 1 2 "New evidence of Korean war killings". BBC. 2000-04-21. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
  2. Yahu! Baekgwasajeon 야후! 백과사전 (Yahoo! Encyclopedia), s.v. "Shin Sung-mo" 신성모,
Political offices
Preceded by
Lee Beom-seok
Acting Prime Minister of South Korea
Succeeded by
Chang Myon

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