Park Chung-Hee

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South Korea's president-elect, Park Geun-Hye of ruling New Frontier... News PhotoDay,Democracy,Dictator,Domination,Election,Father,Former,Giving,Grave,Horizontal,Park Chung-Hee,Park Geun-hye,Politics,President,Presidential Election,Seoul,South Korea,Visit,Winning,WreathPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSouth Korea's president-elect, Park Geun-Hye (R) of ruling New Frontier Party, offers a wreath as she visits the grave of her father Park Chung-Hee, the country's former dictator, at the National Cemetery in Seoul on December 20, 2012 the day after she won the country's presidential election. South Korea elected its first woman president on December 19, with voters handing the slim but historic victory to conservative candidate Park Geun-Hye, daughter of the country's former military ruler. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)