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Hyundai was a multinational chaebol (conglomerate) headquartered in seoul, south korea. it was founded by chung ju-yung in 1947 as a construction firm and chung was directly in control of the company until his death in 2001. following the 1997 east asian financial crisis and chung's death, hyundai underwent a major restructuring and break-up, which reduced the hyundai group's business to encompass only container shipping services, the manufacturing of elevators, and tourism.