Song Jin-woo (journalist)

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Song Jin-Woo
File:1945.12 Goha Song Chinwu.jpg
Personal details
Born (1889-05-08)May 8, 1889
Damyang, Joseon Dynasty
Died December 30, 1945(1945-12-30) (aged 56)
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality Korean
Political party Korea Democratic Party
Song Jin-woo
Hangul 송진우
Revised Romanization Song Jinu
McCune–Reischauer Song Chinu
Pen name
Hangul 고하
Revised Romanization Goha
McCune–Reischauer Koha

Song Jin-woo (Korean:송진우, hanja:宋鎭禹, May 8, 1889 - December 30, 1945) was a Korean journalist, politician, independence activist, and social activist. His nickname was Goha (고하, 古下). He was the 3rd, 6th and 8th CEO of The Dong-a Ilbo and he was the founder and first head of the Korea Democratic Party (한국 민주당) in 1945. He was killed by Baikuisa, a South Korean terrorist group.


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