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The following is a list of the prime ministers of South Korea from the First Republic to the Sixth Republic. The first column consecutively numbers the individuals who have served as Prime Minister, while the second column consecutively numbers the Prime Ministerial terms or administrations.

To avoid confusion, all the names on this list follow the Eastern convention (family name first, given name second) for consistency.

List of Prime Ministers of South Korea

I# A# Hangul Romaja Serving Date
Prime Ministers of the First Republic
 Rhee Syng-man Administration
1 1 이범석 Lee Beom-seok 1 August 1948 - 21 April 1950
신성모 Shin Sung-mo (acting) 21 April 1950 - 23 November 1950
2 2 장면 Chang Myon 23 November 1950 - 24 April 1952
허정 Heo Jeong (acting) 6 November 1951 - 9 April 1952
이윤영 Yi Yun-yong (acting) 24 April 1952 - 6 May 1952
3 3 장택상 Jang Taek-sang 6 May 1952 - 6 October 1952
백두진 Baek Du-jin (acting) 9 October 1952 - 24 April 1953
4 4 백두진 Baek Du-jin 24 April 1953 - 17 June 1954
5 5 변영태 Byeon Yeong-tae 28 June 1954 - 28 November 1954
백한성 Baek Han-seong (acting) 28 November 1954
post abolished (28 November 1954 - 27 April 1960)
Prime Ministers of the Second Republic
post restored
 Yun Bo-seon Administration
허정 Heo Jeong (acting) 27 April 1960 - 15 June 1960
6 6 허정 Heo Jeong 15 June 1960 - 18 August 1960
7 장면 Chang Myon (2nd Term) 18 August 1960 - 18 May 1961
post abolished (18 May 1961 - 17 December 1963)
Chief Cabinet Ministers (Military Rule during the Second Republic)
 Yun Bo-seon (de jure) & Park Chung-hee (de facto) Administration
장도영 Jang Do-yeong 21 May 1961 - 3 July 1961
송요찬 Song Yo-chan 3 July 1961 - 16 June 1962
박정희 Park Chung-hee 18 June 1962 - 10 July 1962
김현철 Kim Hyun-chul 10 July 1962 - 17 December 1963
Prime Ministers of the Third Republic
post restored
 Park Chung-hee Administration
7 8 최두선 Choi Doo-sun 17 December 1963 - 10 May 1964
8 9 정일권 Chung Il-kwon 10 May 1964 - 20 December 1970
10 백두진 Baek Du-jin (2nd Term) 20 December 1970 - 4 June 1971
9 11 김종필 Kim Jong Pil 4 June 1971 - 19 December 1975
Prime Ministers of the Fourth Republic
최규하 Choi Kyu-hah (acting) 19 December 1975 - 13 March 1976
10 12 최규하 Choi Kyu-hah 13 March 1976 - 6 December 1979
 Choi Kyu-hah Administration
11 13 신현확 Shin Hyeon-hwak 12 December 1979 - 22 May 1980
 Chun Doo-hwan Administration
박충훈 Park Chung-hoon (acting) 22 May 1980 - 2 September 1980
남덕우 Nam Duk-woo (acting) 2 September 1980 - 22 September 1980
12 14 남덕우 Nam Duk-woo 22 September 1980 - 4 January 1982)
Prime Ministers of the Fifth Republic
 Chun Doo-hwan Administration
유창순 Yoo Chang-soon (acting) 4 January 1982 - 23 January 1982
13 15 유창순 Yoo Chang-soon 23 January 1982 - 24 June 1982
김상협 Kim Sang-hyeop (acting) 25 January 1982 - 20 September 1982
14 16 김상협 Kim Sang-hyeop 21 September 1982 - 14 October 1983
진의종 Jin Ui-jong (acting) 15 October 1983 - 17 October 1983
15 17 진의종 Jin Ui-jong 17 October 1983 - 18 February 1985
신병현 Sin Byeong-hyeon (acting) 11 November 1984 - 18 February 1985
노신영 Roh Shin-yeong (acting) 18 February 1985 - 16 May 1985
16 18 노신영 Roh Shin-yeong 16 May 1985 - 26 May 1987
이한기 Lee Han-ki (acting) 26 May 1987 - 14 July 1987
김정렬 Kim Jeong-ryeol (acting) 14 July 1987 - 7 August 1987
17 19 김정렬 Kim Jeong-ryeol 7 August 1987 - 25 February 1988
Prime Ministers of the Sixthh Republic
 Roh Tae-woo Administration
이현재 Lee Hyun-jae (acting) 25 February - 2 March 1988
18 20 이현재 Lee Hyun-jae 2 March 1988 - 5 December 1988
강영훈 Kang Young-hoon 5 December 1988 - 16 December 1988
19 21 강영훈 Kang Young-hoon 16 December 1988 - 27 December 1990
노재봉 Roh Jae-bong (acting) 27 December 1990 - 22 January 1991
20 22 노재봉 Roh Jae-bong 22 January 1991 - 24 May 1991
정원식 Chung Won-shik (acting) 24 May - 7 July 1991
21 23 정원식 Chung Won-shik 8 July 1991 - 8 October 1992
22 24 현승종 Hyun Seung-jong 8 October 1992 - 25 February 1993
 Kim Young-sam Administration
23 25 황인성 Hwang In-sung 25 February - 17 December 1993
24 26 이회창 Lee Hoi-chang 17 December 1993 - 22 April 1994
25 27 이영덕 Lee Yeong-duk 29 April - 17 December 1994
26 28 이홍구 Lee Hong-koo 17 December 1994 - 18 December 1995
27 29 이수성 Lee Soo-sung 18 December 1995 - 4 March 1997
28 30 고건 Goh Kun
4 March 1997 - 3 March 1998
 Kim Dae-jung Administration
김종필 Kim Jong-pil (acting) 3 March 1998 - 17 August 1998
31 김종필 Kim Jong-pil (2nd Term) 17 August 1998 - 13 January 2000
29 32 박태준 Park Tae-joon 13 January 2000 - 19 May 2000
이현재 Lee Hun-jai (acting) 19 May 2000 - 22 May 2000
이한동 Lee Han-dong (acting) 22 May 2000 - 29 June 2000
30 33 이한동 Lee Han-dong 29 June 2000 - 11 July 2002
장상 Chang Sang (acting) 11 July 2002 - 31 July 2002
장대환 Jeon Yun-churl (acting) 31 July 2002 - 9 August 2002
김석수 Chang Dae-whan (acting) 9 August 2002 - 10 September 2002
김석수 Kim Suk-soo (acting) 10 September 2002 - 5 October 2002
31 34 김석수 Kim Suk-soo 5 October 2002 - 26 February 2003
 Roh Moo-hyun Administration
35 고건 Goh Kun (2nd Term) 26 February 2003 - 25 May 2004
이현재 Lee Hun-jai (acting) 25 May 2004 - 30 June 2004
32 36 이해찬 Lee Hae-chan 30 June 2004 - 14 March 2006
한덕수 Han Duck-soo (acting) 14 March - 19 April 2006
33 37 한명숙 Han Myung Sook 20 April 2006 - 7 March 2007
권오규 Kwon O-kyu (acting) 7 March 2007 - 2 April 2007
34 38 한덕수 Han Duck-soo 2 April 2007 - 29 February 2008
 Lee Myung-bak Administration
35 39 한승수 Han Seung-soo 29 February 2008 - 28 September 2009
36 40 정운찬 Chung Un-chan 28 September 2009 - present

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