International Taekwon‑Do Federation

ITF Honorary Dan

Country Degree Name Gender Profession Date
Argentina Argentina 9th Dan Jorge Mario Bergoglio Male Pope Francis 7 Sep 2016
5th Dan Néstor Carlos Kirchner Male President of Argentina 25 Feb 2004
5th Dan Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Female President of Argentina 13 Nov 2010
Austria Austria 5th Dan Wolfgang Schüssel Male Chancellor of Austria 7 Jun 2003
5th Dan Leo Wallner Male IOC member, President of Austrian Olympic Committee 4 Nov 2003
Belarus Belarus 7th Dan Andrey Kobyakov Male Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus 21 Nov 2015
5th Dan Lukashenko Alexander Male President of the Republic of Belarus 25 Feb 2000
4th Dan Sivakov Leonidovich Yury Male Minister of Internal affairs of the Republic of Belarus, 25 Feb 2000
4th Dan Vorsin Yevgeniy Male Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, 25 Feb 2000
Canada Canada 9th Dan J. André Blake Male 1st Canadian born ITF TKD Master and Taekwon-Do pioneer 4 Apr 2016
5th Dan Mac Harb Male Canadian Parliament member 29 Sep 2003
Ethiopia Ethiopia 9th Dan Girma Wold-Giorgis Male President of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 21 Sep 2009
Greenland Greenland 8th Dan Kim Kielsen Male Prime Minister of Greenland 10 Oct 2019
8th Dan Nuka Kleemann Male Sports Committee Chairman of Greenland 10 Oct 2019
7th Dan Vittus Qujaukitsoq Male Minister of Geenland Government 10 Oct 2019
7th Dan Doris Jakobsen Jensen Female Minister of Geenland Government 10 Oct 2019
Japan Japan 9th Dan Chon Jin Sik Male ITF Senior Vice-President 10 Oct 1986
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 5th Dan Akayev Askar Male President of Kyrgyzstan 1 Apr 1993
U.S.A. U.S.A. 5th Dan Seagal Steven Male American Actor, Producer, Martial Artist 24 Dec 2008