Ang Chung Gung

Ang Chung Gung

 

Born May 1879; died March 26, 1910. Activist in the Korean liberation movement.

After the establishment of a Japanese protectorate in Korea in 1905, Ang became a leader of partisan detachments in the provinces of Kangwongdo and Hamgyongdo. After the decline of the partisan movement, he occupied himself with independent terrorist activity, and in October 1909, at the Harbin railroad station, he killed H. Ito, who had been the Japanese general resident in Korea since 1905. He was executed in the Japanese prison at Lüshun (Port Arthur).