Lee Kun-hee’s Death Cause, Age at Death, and More!

Lee Kun-hee

The entrepreneur Lee Kun-hee passed away at age 78, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known as the Chairman of Samsung, this successful South Korean businessman made Forbes Magazine’s 2013 List of The World’s Most Powerful People.

After earning an undergraduate economics degree from Waseda University, he received a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University.

South Korean president Lee Myung-bak pardoned Lee Kun-hee for his involvement in the Samsung bribery scandal of 2008.

How did Lee Kun-hee die?

Heart Attack caused Lee Kun-hee's death in 2020.

He was hospitalized in Seoul in May 2014 after suffering a heart attack, and lapsed into a coma, which he remained in until his death on 25 October 2020, at the age of 78.

Information about the death of Lee Kun-hee
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death78 years
BirthdayJanuary 9, 1942
Death dateOctober 25, 2020
Place of deathSeoul, South Korea
Place of burialN/A


"If the children of a group's founder are to take over that group, they need the endorsement of society."

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"There's an ongoing competition by global companies across all areas from products, technology development and hiring talented people to patent disputes. The market is big and opportunities are wide open, so we should find out new businesses that Samsung's future will hinge on."

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"Korea can't become a 'first-class' nation unless regulation and 'a sense of power' disappear. The nation's politics is the fourth-class, bureaucratic are the third-class, and business is the second-class."

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"With the sincere devotion of our employees, Samsung has achieved stellar performances since its foundation."

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"Samsung's future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies. We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative."

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