Former South Korean president Chun Doo-hwan, released from serving a life sentence in prison earlier this month, relates to monks at the Chogye temple in Seoul how Buddhism kept him going during his ordeals in prison December 30, 1997. Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan has died at the age of 90. REUTERS/Lee Young Ho/File Photo

Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan pays his respects to deceased former President Kim Dae-jung at a memorial room at a hospital in Seoul August 19, 2009. Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan, whose iron-fisted rule of the country following a 1979 military coup sparked massive democracy protests, died on Tuesday. REUTERS/Korea Pool/File Photo

The body of late former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan, who took office following a 1979 military coup, leaves his home in Seoul, South Korea, November 23, 2021. A former military commander, Chun seized power in the coup of 1979 and then ruled the country with an iron fist. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The body of late former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan, who took office following a 1979 military coup, leaves his home in Seoul, South Korea, November 23, 2021. He presided over the 1980 Gwangju army massacre of pro-democracy demonstrators. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The body of late former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan, who took office following a 1979 military coup, is wheeled into a hearse outside his home in Seoul, South Korea, November 23, 2021. He was later charged with mutiny, treason and was arrested after refusing to appear at the prosecutors' office and fleeing to his hometown. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji