Choi Hong Hi

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Birthday
9, 1918
Birthplace
South Korea
Death Date
Jun 15, 2002 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1918
Birthplace
South Korea
Death Date
Jun 15, 2002 (83)

About

Also known as General Choi, he was a South Korean army general who helped to found the Korean martial art Taekwondo.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Tokyo.

Trivia

The Taekwondo Hall of Fame listed him as Father of Taekwon-Do, the Founder and First President of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, and the Founder of Oh Do Kwan.

Family Life

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has discredited him as a dishonorable figure.

Associated With

Another famous martial artist is Bruce Lee.