May 29, 2022
Ki Se-chun (1933 – May 6, 2022) was a South Korean activist and Chinese scholar. The main building is Haengju, and his name is Mukjeom (墨 店). He was the first scholar in Korea to complete the complete translation of Mu-ja, one of the hundred pupils, and influenced the democratization movement by combining Eastern ideology with the democratization and reunification movements. Born in Jeongeup, Jeollabuk-do in 1933. He is the 15th grandson of Ki-Seung Ki, who served as the Seongkyunkwan Ambassador during the Joseon Dynasty, his grandfather engaged in voluntary service, and his father was in the anti-Japanese movement. Instead of attending a Japanese school, he bought a book at Seodang and took classes in Chinese studies such as Samgyeong and later transferred to the 5th grade of elementary school. After graduating from Jeonju Normal School, he entered Chonnam National University Law School, but he actively participated in the 4.19 Revolution and entered the university after 5.16. While working in Seoul, he founded the Donghak Revolutionary Research Society in 1963 and studied the theory of development of underdeveloped countries and issues of unification. In 1968, he was interrogated with Professor Shin Young-bok and others for his involvement in the Unification Revolutionary Party case, but he was sentenced to probation with a suspended sentence and was not sentenced to prison. Since then, he has operated a small machine shop in Daejeon, designed and manufactured injection molding machines and automatic packaging machines, etc. did social movements. He immersed himself in Eastern and Western philosophy and published a number of translations and commentaries.