Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA
Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA
Obituaries

Samsung tycoon Lee Kun-hee, South Korea’s richest man, dead at 78

  • Lee Kun-hee transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics
  • Lee had been hospitalised since May 2014 after suffering a heart attack

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Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA
Lee Kun-hee in 2009. He was left bedridden by a heart attack in 2014. File photo: EPA
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