Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il

About Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il Korean (16 February 1941 – 17 December 2011), was the Supreme Leader of The Democratic People's Republic of Korea from 1994 to 2011. He succeeded his father and founder of the DPRK, Kim Il-sung, following the elder Kim's death in 1994. Kim Jong-il was the General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, and the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, the fourth-largest standing army in the world.

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