Kim il-sung served as premier and president of north korea and ran the country for decades, spearheading the creation of an orwellian regime kim il-sung was born on april 15, 1912, in mangyondae. Many north koreans see kim jong un as a youthful version of great leader kim il sung kim il sung ( jiji press/afp/ getty images) kim bears a clear resemblance to his grandfather, kim il sung. Mix - north korean documentary our leader on kim il sung youtube north korea through the eyes of witnesses - duration: 20:39 citizens' alliance north korean human rights 804,446 views.
Kim il-sung: kim il-sung, communist leader of north korea from 1948 until his death in 1994 he was the country's premier from 1948 to 1972, chairman of its dominant korean workers' party from 1949, and president and head of state from 1972. Kim il-sung (k1) placed his son in positions of power so that in 1994 kim jong-il (k2) would become the supreme leader of the dprk over the next three years, kim jong-il's (k2) agricultural system would cause a famine that killed 3 million of the country's 22 million people. In 1935 kim took the name kim il-sung, meaning kim become the sun  : 30 kim was appointed commander of the 6th division in 1937, at the age of 24, controlling a few hundred men in a group that came to be known as kim il-sung's division.
Usa united states of america we wish reunification one korea great leader of north korea biography biography kim il sung shirley zheng shirley eason kelvin julin. Kim jong-il (officially transcribed kim jong il chosŏn'gŭl: 김정일 korean pronunciation: [kimdzɔŋil] 16 february 1941 - 17 december 2011) was the second supreme leader of north korea he ruled from the death of his father kim il-sung , the first supreme leader of north korea, in 1994 until his own death in 2011. Biography of the great leader kim il sung with the century - complete biography of the great leader kim il sung. Grandfather, kim il-sung fathered a child born in early 2013 with wife ri sol-ju, per a statement by dennis rodman one of time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. Known to his people variously as the supreme leader, the dear leader, our father, the general, lodestar of the 21st century or eternal president, kim jong-il has been credited with a mind-boggling.
Kim jong il: kim jong il, north korean politician, son of the former north korean premier and korean workers' party (kwp) chairman kim il-sung, and successor to his father as ruler (1994-2011) of north korea. Kim jong-un has torn that rule up and began to parade ri sol-ju around from the summer of 2012, just six months after inheriting the leadership of the nation from kim jong-il kim with his wife. Kim il-sung was born in japanese-occupied korea not long after japan formally annexed the peninsula his parents, kim hyong-jik and kang pan-sok, named him kim song-ju kim's family may have been protestant christians kim's official biography claims that they were also anti-japanese activists, but it is a remarkably unreliable sour.
Comrade kim jong il's family was a patriotic and revolu- tionary family in a way unprecedented in history his father, comrade kim il sung, was the father of korean. From the preceding essay, it can be deduced that kim jong il is definitely the leader of a brutal dictatorship he displays qualities of an autocrat, because he makes decisions on his own (ie without being opposed. Kim il sung (1912-1994) was the dictatorial leader of north korea from shortly after world war ii until his death in 1994 as a young man, kim led guerrilla forces against the imperial japanese army until he was forced to flee korea in the late 1930s.
Kim jong-un is two hereditary transitions away from kim il-sung's revolutionary credentials his claim to legitimacy is thus weaker, and his policy decisions will play a greater role in. Kim il sung - eternal president of north korea kim il sung was born on april 15th (now one of the most important national holidays in the dprk, as is kim jong il's birthday) 1912 in mangyongdae just outside of pyongyang. Known as the sun of korea, kim il-sung (1912-1994) was born kim sung-ju in mangyongdae village near pyongyang to a christian mother (kang ban sok) and father (kim hyong jik) who taught in a western missionary school and was a practitioner of koryo (traditional) medicine.