Kim Jong-il


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Kim Jong Il

also Kim Jong-il  (jŏng′ ĭl′) 1941-2011.
Korean politician and head of state of North Korea (1994-2011).
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Kim Jong-il

(kɪm dʒɔŋiːl)
n
(Biography) 1942–2011, North Korean politician; supreme leader of North Korea (1994–2011): son of Kim Il-sung
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Korea: North Korea on Monday mourned the death one year ago of leader Kim Jong-Il, with its rocket scientists taking pride of place at a special memorial ceremony led by his son and successor Kim Jong-Un.
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Bangkok The last Stalinist-style dictatorship on Earth has lost its "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il, and now the world is wondering what is going to happen with the secluded country that only a few people from outside were able to visit for tour purposes so far.
KIM Jong-il was a cunning player who managed to achieve and maintain his absolute power while manipulating the outside world to support the survival of the regime.