What is Rhee?
A common Korean surname, Lee, which is also commonly transliterated as Rhee or Yi. Several people bearing the Korean surname, as noted at List of people with the Korean family name Lee.
Is Rhee a word?
Meaning of “Rhee” in the English dictionary Rhee is a noun.
What ethnicity is the last name Rhee?
Korean: variant of Yi. German: habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia.
Was Syngman Rhee Korean?
Syngman Rhee (Korean: 이승만, pronounced [i.sɯŋ.man]; 26 March 1875 – 19 July 1965) was a South Korean politician who served as the first President of South Korea from 1948 to 1960. After a brief 1910–12 return to Korea, he moved to Hawaii in 1913.
Why was Syngman Rhee impeached?
From December 1920 to May 1921, he moved to Shanghai and was the acting president for the Provisional Government. In March 1925, Rhee was impeached as the president of the Provisional Government in Shanghai over allegations of misuse of power and was removed from office.