South Korea’s Samsung Group Chairman Lee Jianxi passed away at the age of 78. On the morning of the 28th, a farewell ceremony for his body was held in Seoul.
After the ceremony, the hearse drove past the place where Li Jianxi was alive, and the company employees saw him off. The coffin was finally buried in the family tomb in Suwon City.
According to Yonhap News Agency’s report on the 28th, the farewell ceremony of Li Jianxi’s body was held in the funeral home of Samsung Seoul Hospital.
Many relatives and financial leaders attended, including Li Jianxi’s wife and children, and Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Zheng Yixuan.
The ceremony will last about an hour in the order of memorializing the life of the deceased, playing memorial videos, and laying flowers.
After the farewell ceremony, Lee Jianxi’s hearse departed from the hospital and followed the footsteps of the deceased’s life, passing the Leeum Art Museum.
private residence of Hannam-dong in Yongsan District, Samsung Hwaseong in Gyeonggi-do, and the Giheung Semiconductor Factory.
See off, and then the hearse drove to the family cemetery in Suwon City.
Hwaseong and Giheung Semiconductor Factory are the memory chip production bases of Samsung Electronics. Li Jianxi has a special liking for this place. In 1983, he bought the factory land with his father Li Byungzhe and attended eight groundbreaking ceremonies, completion ceremonies and other related activities here.
Li Jianxi is the third son of Samsung founder Li Bingzhe. Since 1987, he has succeeded Li Bingzhe who died and became the second chairman of the Samsung Group.
Under his leadership, Samsung has grown into South Korea’s largest family business and “Big Mac” economy. He himself has even been called South Korea’s “Economic President”.
In 2014, Lee Kin-hee suffered a heart attack at home and has been treated in the hospital since then. His only son, Lee Jae-yong, became the actual controller of the Samsung Group. On October 25 this year, Li Jianxi died of a worsening condition and died after rescue.