Kim Il-sung


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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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Both the bodies of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il are embalmed and lie inside a clear glass coffin inside the mausoleum, covered by the flag of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.
Some media outlets speculated the image in the mask appeared to be a portrait of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung when he was young and the cheerleaders tried to promote him during the Olympics.
North Koreans mocked US president Trump's warning of a military attack as they marched on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang.
The event saw thousands of North Korean troops, along with the country's arsenal of missiles, being paraded down the Kim Il-sung square.
Statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.
The missile was initially unveiled during a parade to celebrate the centennial birthday of the North's late founder Kim Il-sung in April 2012.
Huge billboards of late leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il are plastered on major thoroughfares as well as school buildings.
PYONGYANG (CyHAN)- The wife of the incumbent North Korean leader has made her first public appearance this year; Ri Sol-Ju took part in festivities to mark the birthday anniversary of the country's founding leader Kim Il-Sung, the DPRK's state media reported on April 14.
Damascus, SANA -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) celebrates on April 15 the birthday of Kim Il-Sung, the founder of DPRK and leader of the struggle against occupation and imperialism.
Kim Il-Sung led North Korea from its establishment in 1948 until his death on July 8, 1994.
3, 1953, just a few days after the Korean War had ended, Kim Il-sung, the president of North Korea, arrested and imprisoned Park Heon-yeong, the country's second highest-ranking official as the vice president and the minister of foreign affairs, for being "an agent of America and plotting to overthrow the government.
For example, the memory of late, great leader Kim Il-sung and his late son Kim Jong-il remains brightly vivid in the minds of North Korean people and their friends across the world.