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Kim Il Sung

also Kim Il-sung  (kĭm′ ĭl′ sŭng′, so͝ong′) Originally Kim Song Ju. 1912?-1994.
Korean soldier and politician who fought against Japan (1932-1945) and served as premier (1948-1972) and president (1972-1994) of North Korea.

Kim Il-sung

(kim iːlsʌŋ)
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(Biography) 1912–94, North Korean statesman and marshal; prime minister (1948–72) and president (1972–94) of North Korea
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El presidente Kim II Sung presento el metodo confederativo para la reunificacion del pais a traves de la fundacion de la Republica Federativa y Democratica de Koryo (Koryo fue la dinastia que existio unicamente unificada en la historia de Corea).
Las incipientes reformas se abren paso en ese fosil de la Guerra Fria que oficialmente sigue abrazado a la apolillada filosofia juche, o de autosuficiencia, que acuno siete decadas atras Kim II sung, fundador del pais.
The Central Zoo in Pyongyang was built in the 1950s at the request of then-North Korean leader Kim II Sung, and the zoo was erected on the outskirts of the city.
Kim II Sung used Confucianism to support following the Soviet and Maoist model of socialist realism in art, with Confucianism emphasizing how art should reflect the ethical code of society (Howard, 1996, p.
These points are extremely important in interpreting the relationship between the two allies, since they exerted an influence on their subsequent ties, on the Korean War itself, on the relationship with Communist China, on the geopolitical situation of North Korea, and the standing of its leader Kim II Sung (1912-94).
Since becoming supreme leader in 2012, Kim Jong Un, grandson of Kim II Sung, has shown himself determined also to eradicate potential alternative sources of power.
Atodo ello hay que unir la existencia de un liderazgo personalista, que se inicia co nel fundador de Corea del Norte, Kim II Sung, que se perpetua posteriormente en la figura de Kim Jong lI y que, de no variar las cosas, parece que continuara con Kim Jong Un, hijo menor del difunto Kim Jong II (1).
The North, led by Kim II Sung (Kim Jong Il's father), set up a Communist government backed by the Soviet Union and China.
Phase One began in 1945 with the end of World War II and the division of Korea in which the Soviets took the Japanese surrender north of the 38th parallel and put Kim II Sung in power while the US took the surrender in the south--and then went home.
I officially and publicly donated, in the name of William Carey International University, 2,700 Christian books on theology, biblical studies, and church history to the library of Kim II Sung University.
To be honest, apart from the huge smiling portrait of the Great Leader, Kim II Sung, it could be anywhere.
Approximately 380 full-page images, accompanied by short essays and captions, display towering nationalist monuments in Pyongyang, military life and families, the colorful spectacle of the Arirang mass games, sparse cities and public transit, industrial wastelands and natural wonders, village life along the borders and the Demilitarized Zone abutting South Korea, and the ubiquitous Soviet-style representations of Worker's Party leaders Kim II Sung and Kim Jong II.