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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The marathon finishes in the impressive Kim Il-sung Stadium.
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.
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.
According to media reports, Kim said that it is necessary to thoroughly implement the behest of President Kim Il-Sung, who called for turning the country into a world famous mushroom producer by building such mushroom farms in different parts of the country.
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.
On Sunday the country's state-run broadcaster KRT showed marathon runners from foreign countries offering flowers to statues of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.
Another $15 million was blown on replacing mosaics of both Kim Jong-il and his father, the nation's founder, Kim Il-sung.
Even Kim Jongun's appearance, including the Mao suit, paunch and short-sided haircut, seems deliberately designed to make him resemble Kim Il-sung when he came to power in the 1940s.