Jeong Min-hyeong

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Jeong Min-Hyeong
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Full nameJeong Min-Hyeong
Date of birth(1987-05-14)14 May 1987
Place of birth South Korea
Date of death 4 July 2012(2012-07-04) (aged 25)
Place of death Yangju, South Korea
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Former Midfielder
Youth career
2006–2009 International University of Korea
Senior career*
2010–2012 Busan IPark 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 July 2012

Jeong Min-Hyeong (Hangul : 정민형; 14 May 1987 – 4 July 2012) was a South Korean footballer who played as a midfielder for Busan IPark in the K-League. [1]

Hangul Native alphabet of the Korean language

The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul, has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by King Sejong the Great. It may also be written as Hangeul following the standard Romanization.

South Korea Republic in East Asia

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.


He attended International University of Korea before embarking on a professional football career.

International University of Korea is a private university located in Jinju, South Korea. It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Jinju.


On July 4, 2012, Jeong was found dead in his car which was parked in the outskirts of Yangju, Gyeonggi Province, after disappearing for 4 days. In the car police discovered a burned Yeontan and a suicide note. [2]

Yangju Municipal City in Sudogwon, South Korea

Yangju is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Yangju is located south of Dongducheon and north of Uijeongbu not far from Seoul.

Gyeonggi Province Province in Sudogwon, South Korea

Gyeonggi-do is the most populous province in South Korea. Its name, Gyeonggi means "the area surrounding the capital". Thus Gyeonggi-do can be translated as "province surrounding Seoul". The provincial capital is Suwon. Seoul—South Korea's largest city and national capital—is in the heart of the province but has been separately administered as a provincial-level special city since 1946. Incheon—South Korea's third-largest city—is on the coast of the province and has been similarly administered as a provincial-level metropolitan city since 1981. The three jurisdictions are collectively referred to as Sudogwon and cover 11,730 km2 (4,530 sq mi), with a combined population of 25.5 million—amounting to over half of the entire population of South Korea.


Yeontan is the name for large coal briquettes used in South Korea for cooking and home heating. Made from a mixture of lignite coal dust and a gluing agent that kept the dust particles together, they were a welcome alternative to firewood and natural coal partly because they came in a consistent, stackable size and shape. There are 5 standard sizes for yeontan, and the 2nd standard is widely used in households. The 2nd standard briquette is cylindrical in shape, weighs 3.5 kg, and is about 20 cm in height and 15 cm in diameter. The standard yeontan has 22 holes drilled into its top to facilitate steady, efficient burning, and a household typically used one to three briquettes per day in the winter. A new yeontan would sometimes be placed atop the current one when it was halfway burned, to continuously maintain the fire.

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