1. Moon Jae-in – He is currently serving as the 19th President of South Korea. He held the office in 2017. Moon Jae-in was elected after Park Geun-hye was impeached. He is one of the prominent members of Democratic Party.
2. Park Geun-hye- Next in the list of top 10 powerful politicians in South Korea is the 18th President of South Korea. This prominent South Korean politician held the presidency from 2013 to 2017.
3. Chun Doo-hwan- Chun Doo-hwan is the next popular South Korean politician, who is also an ex-President of South Korea. In addition, he has also served as the General of South Korean army. His president ship started from 1979 and lasted to 1988.
4. Lee Myung-bak- Counted among the most popular leaders in South Korea; Lee Myung-bak is the former President of South Korea. He is a popular South Korean politician as well as reputed businessman. He held the office as President of South Korea from 2008 to 2013.
5. Roh Tae-woo- The former President of South Korea, Roh Tae-woo is a highly regarded political personality of the country. He has also served as ROK Army general. His President Ship rule started from 1988 and lasted till 1993.
6. Hwang Kyo-ahn- Next in the list of famous South Korean Political Leaders is the former Prime Minister of South Korea. Besides being a South Korean politician he has also served as a judicial branch commity and lawyer. His tenure as the 40th Prime Minister of South Korea started from 18 June 2015 and lasted till 11 May 2017. He was also appointed as the Justice Minister before becoming the PM.
7. Goh Kun– He is a South Korean politician and ex- Prime Minister of South Korea. He has even held the office as the President of South Korea. This prominent South Korean political personality also served as the Minister of Parliament.
8. Roh Tae-woo- is a former South Korean politician and ROK Army general who served as President of South Korea from 1988 to 1993. Roh was born on December 4 1932, into a farming family, Dalseong, near Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province.
9. Lee Nak-yeon- Lee Nak-yeon is the current (41st) Prime Minister of South Korea. Counted among the main political leaders of South Korea, he acted as the governor of Jeollanam-do province prior to holding office as the Prime Minister.
10. Kim Sang-gon– Next in the list of Politicians in South Korea is the present Minister of Education of South Korea. He is also serving as the Deputy Prime Minister of the country. He has played a major role in the development of South Korea. His vision and aims for South Korea’s educational field is helping him to achieve his targets at a fast pace.