| October 25th, 2020 12:47 AM
Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78.
A Samsung statement said Lee died on Sunday with his family members, including his only son and de facto company chief Lee Jae-yong, by his side.