READ Famous Professors from South Korea

2.8k views 9 items

List of notable or famous professors from South Korea, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in South Korea and even some popular professors who immigrated to South Korea. If you're trying to find out the names of famous South Korean professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from South Korea is included when available.

List contains people like Ahn Cheol-Soo and Han Young-sil.

This historic professors from South Korea list can help answer the questions "Who are some South Korean professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from South Korea?" These prominent professors of South Korea may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected South Korean professors.

Use this list of renowned South Korean professors to discover some new professors that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)
Ahn Cheol-soo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Professors from South Korea
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

Ahn Cheol-soo, also known as Charles Ahn, is a South Korean businessman, politician, and former physician and professor. He founded AhnLab, Inc., an antivirus software company, in 1995. Until September 2012, Ahn was the dean of the Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology at Seoul National University and also serves as chairman of the board of AhnLab and its Chief Learning Officer, and chairman of the board of Noritown Studio, originally an internal corporate venture of AhnLab, now operating as a separate entity. He is currently a member of the unicameral legislature, the National Assembly of South Korea. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

see more on Ahn Cheol-soo

Chung Un-chan was the Prime Minister of South Korea. He was a professor of Seoul National University from 1978 to 2009, serving as the president of the university from July 2002 to July 2006 until he was designated to the Prime Minister. He acquired his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Gongju, South Korea

see more on Chung Un-chan
Ha Yu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from South Korea
Photo: Freebase/Fair use

Ha Yu

Yoo Ha is a South Korean film director, screenwriter and a contemporary poet. He directed the critically acclaimed films Marriage Is a Crazy Thing, Once Upon a Time in High School, and A Dirty Carnival. The latter is a gangster movie with allusions to Martin Scorsese films like Gangs of New York, Mean Streets and Goodfellas. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: Gochang County

see more on Ha Yu
Han Seung-soo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Professors from South Korea
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Dr. Han Seung-soo KBE is a South Korean politician and diplomat. He was Prime Minister of South Korea from 29 February 2008 to 28 September 2009, and was the President of the 56th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in 2001 and 2002. He is currently a member of the Club de Madrid, a group of more than 80 former Presidents and Prime Ministers of democratic countries, which works to strengthen democratic leadership and governance worldwide. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Chuncheon, South Korea

see more on Han Seung-soo