The founder of SAMSUNG (a South Korean multinational manufacturing conglomerate) is Lee Byung-chul (12 February 1910 – 19 November 1987). He is a South Korean Businessman who is noted for being a pioneer of modern entrepreneurship for South Korea.
He was born to the parents named Kwon Jae-lim (mother) and Lee Chan-woo (father) as the youngest son. He completed his high schooling from at Joongdong High School in Seoul and later joined Waseda University in Tokyo for his higher education.
On 1 March 1938, Byung-chul commenced a trucking business in Daegu named Samsung Trading Co. The meaning of Samsung is “Three Stars”.