Park Geun-hye
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South Korea's first female president sworn in

25 February 2013 Last updated at 05:41 GMT

The daughter of South Korea's former dictator Park Chung-hee has made history after she was inaugurated as the country's first woman president.

Park Geun-hye, 60, defeated her liberal rival Moon Jae-in back in December.

She has witnessed some of South Korea's most turbulent times from her home inside the presidential Blue House, as Lucy Williamson reports.