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Photo chronology of the late chairman`s life

Posted March. 22, 2001 11:36,   


As an attentive brother

In his teens, former honorary Hyundai Group chairman Chung Ju-Yung, right, spends time with his younger brother Chung Soon-Young, left, honorary chairman of the Sungwoo Group, in the early 1930s.

With the late president Park Chung-Hee

In 1964, Chung and his wife pose for photos with the late president Park Chung-Hee during a ceremony marking the dedication of the Hyundai Cement factory.

Two giants who spearheaded economic development

Chung chats with the late Lee Byung-Chull, founder and ex-chairman of the Samsung Group, who was also a leading promoter of the nation`s economic development.

Enjoying green old age

Despite his advanced age, Chung demonstrates his physical strength in a ssirum (traditional Korean wrestling) match during a training session for Hyundai employees.

Chung as a sportsman

As chairman of Korea`s 1988 Olympic Bid Committee, Chung, a noted sportsman, honors Korean gold medalists during the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

``I`ll make it at last``

In 1989, Chung leaves for the former Soviet Union to conduct a feasibility survey for the development of forests in the Maritime Province of Siberia.