SEOUL, March 31 (Yonhap) -- The following is the chronology of the major events in the life of Park Geun-hye leading to her arrest on Friday.
Feb. 2, 1952: Born in Daegu, South Korea
Dec. 17, 1963: Father Park Chung-hee sworn in as South Korea's fifth president
1974: Graduates from Sogang University with an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering
1974-1979: Assumes role of the country's First Lady after mother Yook Young-soo is assassinated
1979: President Park Chung-hee assassinated
1979: Receives 600 million won, remainder of late Park Chung-hee's "ruling fund," from Chun Doo-hwan
1982-1991: Heads boards at Yookyoung Foundation, Yeungnam University
1995: Becomes chairwoman of board at Jeongsu Scholarship Foundation
1997: Joins conservative Grand National Party
1998: Wins seat in 15th National Assembly
1998: Becomes vice president of Grand National Party
2002: Visits N. Korea, meets Kim Jong-il
2004: Becomes president of the Grand National Party
2006: Injured from attack by knife-wielding assailant
2007: Loses presidential primary to Lee Myung-bak
2011: Becomes chairwoman of party's emergency committee
Dec. 19, 2012: Wins presidential election
Feb. 25, 2013: Sworn in as country's 18th president
March 28, 2014: Announces N. Korea policy vision through "Dresden speech" in Germany
April 16: Sewol ferry tragedy occurs, killing more than 300 people
Feb. 10, 2016: Gov't announces shut down of inter-Korean Kaesong industrial complex
Oct. 24: Proposes revising Constitution through speech in parliament
Oct. 25: Makes public apology on Choi Soon-sil scandal
Nov. 4: Makes second public apology on Choi Soon-sil scandal
Nov. 29: Suggests April resignation, June presidential election
Dec. 9: Impeached by National Assembly
March 10, 2017: Constitutional Court upholds impeachment, removes Park from office
March 12: Park leaves Cheong Wa Dae.
March 21: Park is summoned by state prosecutors for the first time for a face-to-face interrogation.
March 27: The prosecution files a request with the local court for a warrant for the arrest of Park.
March 30: Park appears at a Seoul district court for a hearing on her arrest.
March 31: A Seoul court issues a warrant for the arrest of Park over corruption charges.
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