Lee Kun-hee, who made South Korea's Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78

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Lee Kun-hee, who made South Korea's Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78

After spending more than six years in hospital.

Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung Electronics into a global powerhouse in smartphones, semiconductors and televisions, died on Sunday after spending more than six years in hospital following a heart attack, the company said. Lee, who was 78, grew the Samsung Group into South Korea’s biggest ...

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