The faces of the revered independence fighter Kim Gu(or Kim Ko/Kim Ku) and mid-Chosun-era female artist Shin Saimdang, the mother of Confucian scholar Yulkok Yi Yi, are expected to grace the new W100,000 and W50,000 bills to be released in 2009.
Kim Koo garnered overwhelming support and was unofficially selected as the face of the W100,000 bill.
Korea: Definitions of Terrorism from The Daily Transit
Foreign Professor Calls Kim Gu, Yun Bong-gil ‘Terrorists’: Report from The Marmot’s Hole
uhh.. I think Kim Gu was just a psycho..
Kim Gu proudly wrote in his autobiography that he killed an innocent man and drunk the blood and painted his face with the fresh blood…:
Paekpom Ilchi: The Autobiography of Kim Ku at Amazon.com
This guy will be on the Korean bill? It was an innocent poor Japanese merchant 土田譲亮 whom he slaughtered.
The funny thing is that they say Kim Gu sent the “declaration of war” to Japan and German. However, Japan and German never received such documents!
By the way, the Korean national hero is not Kim Gu, however. It’s “the terrorist, Jap-killer” An Jung-geun no doubt about that.
“An Jung-geun is not a XXX! He’s a general”