Hwang, Kee-hwan

Hwang, Kee-hwan: He was in diplomatic charge to support the Provisional Government in Paris.

황기환He was a secretary for Kim, Kyu-sik to promote Korean independence movement in the French language to the world. In 1921, he was appointed as the London representative by the Provisional Government’s Foreign Affairs and he authored a book about the alliance of Great Britain / Japan and Korea. He argued that Korea was colonized because of the Big Power’s colonial apportionment policy. He passed away in 1923 in New York. In 1995, the South Korean government posthumously recognized him with the Order of Merit of National Foundation / Patriotism Award for his dedication and contribution toward the Korean independence movement.