Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan attends a court hearing in a defamation case at Gwangju District Court on August 9, 2021.
Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan died on Tuesday at the age of 90, local media said.
Chun died in his house at about 8:40am local time after suffering from chronic disease.
The former army general seized power through a military coup in 1979 and ruled the country until 1988.
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