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Kim Il-sung

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Kim Il-sung's Biography

Kim Il-sung (15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was a Korean communist politician who led the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (better known as North Korea) from its founding in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Prime Minister from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to his death. He was also the Chairman and General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea.

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Pyongyang residents placing floral baskets before the statue of late president Kim Il-Sung
Pyongyang residents placing floral baskets before the statue of late president Kim Il-Sung
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Kim Il-sung News Stories

  • ‘Winter Butterfly’ tells poignant tale of su...

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | 3 years ago
    Korea When he was growing up, death was not shocking but ordinary. He saw dead bodies in the street, people being executed in public, and people dying of hunger. North Korean defector Kim Gyoo-min, who has been living in South Korea since 2001, is
  • Warum so blass, Luise?

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | over 3 years ago
    In meiner Taschenbuchausgabe des Romans Mitte des Lebens vom Dezember 1980 steht auf dem Vorsatzblatt: 331.350.Tausend...Wenige Monate spater erschien anlasslich ihres 70.Geburtstags die Autobiografie Den Wolf umarmen. Auch davon wurden fast eine
  • Regreso al día de hoy: El titanic se hunde

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | over 3 years ago
    RMS Titanic, entonces el mayor barco de pasajeros jamas construido, se hunde en el Atlantico Norte llevandose 1.513 almas. El transatlantico de 46.000 toneladas estaba haciendo su viaje inaugural de Southampton a Nueva York cuando a las 23:40 del 14

Kim Il-sung Blogs

  • North Korean Double Feature: LFM Reviews Centre Forward &...

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    Fortunately, Kim Il-sung also had ideas on cinema that prohibited any inconvenient realism. As a result, North Koreans had a steady diet of propaganda films, including Pak Chong-song's oddly watchable Centre Forward, which screens at ...
  • RightCoast: Teachers Union Leader Praises Socialism Calls ......

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    What about Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, Kim Jong Il, Kim Il-sung, Castro, Che Guevara etc?? They were all socialists. Move along, then. Nothing to see here. Posted by RightCoast at Wednesday, March 16, 2011 ...
  • Abandoned Footnotes: A Simple Model of Cults of Personality

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    The story is about a relatively privileged student, “Jun-sang,” at the time of the death of Kim Il-sung (North Korea's “eternal president”). The death is announced, and Jun-sang finds that he cannot cry; he feels nothing for Kim Il-Sung ...

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