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.