Kim jong-il, who has died aged 69 after a heart attack, was the general secretary of the workers' party of korea and head of the military in the democratic people's republic of korea (dprk) he was one of the most reclusive and widely condemned national leaders of the late 20th and early 21st. North korea's pint-sized dictator is a master of propaganda and social manipulation, but he also apparently suffers from insecurity, delusion, and severe ocd here are 10 facts about kim jong il, as reported by the media the word facts is in quotes because the first 5 on the list are examples of propaganda that kim jong il uses to. Kim jong-il (born yuri irsenovich kim february 16th, 1941 - december 17th, 2011), also romanised as kim jong-il,, or kim jung-il, was the supreme leader of north korea (dprk) from 1994 to 2011 he succeeded his father and founder of the dprk kim il-sung, following his death in 1994 jong-il was. Kim jong-il or kim jong il (korean: 김정일, korean: [kimdzɔŋil] 16 february 1941 - 17 december 2011) was the leader of north korea, officially known as the democratic people's republic of korea (dprk), from the death of his father kim il-sung in 1994 until his own death in 2011 kim was born in vyatskoye, russia under the former. Kim jong il news and opinion solving the korean conflict requires understanding north korean history not just kim jong-un's psyche. After reports in early september that north korea's dear leader, kim jong il, may have suffered a debilitating stroke (which north korean officials deny), pyongyang confirmed on sept 19 — again, without kim present —that it was preparing to restart its nuclear reactor with north korea a. Kim jong-il, producer: pulgasari kim jong-il was born on february 16, 1941 in vyatskoe, khabarovskiy rayon, khabarovskiy kray, rsfsr, ussr as yuriy irsenovich kim he was a producer and actor, known for pulgasari (1985), han nyeohaksaengeui ilgi (2007) and pibada (1969) he was married to kim young-sook and hong il-chon. North korea marked the national holiday of late leader kim jong il's birthday with modest celebratory events compared to the past its current leader, kim jong un, paid tribute to his late father's mausoleum at kumsusan palace in pyongyang on friday just after midnight, its state-run korean.
An unprecedented us mission to pyongyang in 1999 promised to defuse kim's nuclear threat but it all came to nothing - and then the hawks took power. North korea's supreme leader was knows for decadent and eccentric tastes and for occasionally stretching the truth about his personal history and prowess here is a look as some of the most famous and controversial facts and fables about kim jong il. Dear reader: the unauthorized autobiography of kim jong il [michael malice] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers no country is as misunderstood as north korea, and no modern tyrant has remained more mysterious than the dear leader. Find great deals on ebay for kim jong il and kim jong un shop with confidence. Kim jong il definition, 1942-2011, president of north korea 1994-2011 (son of kim il sung) see more.
Kim jong-un (chosŏn'gŭl: 김정은, korean: [kimdzɔŋɯn] born 8 january 1982, 1983 or 1984) is a north korean politician serving as supreme leader of north korea since 2011 and leader of the workers' party of korea since 2012 he is the second child of kim jong-il (1941-2011) and ko yong-hui and the first north korean leader to have. Little is known about the first member of kim jong un's family to enter south korea, but experts say rising star kim yo jong is all part of the plan. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Kim jong-il (born yuri irsenovich kim february 16, 1941 - december 17, 2011) was the main antagonist of breaking the habit and charlie the drunk guinea pig 3 he was the ruler of north korea from 1994 to 2011 jong-il would usually manipulate someone to do his work, such as stevechen and.
Biographycom offers an extensive review of the mysterious life of north korean dictator, kim jong il. Read cnn's fast facts on the late kim jong il and learn more about the former leader of democratic people's republic of korea. Media in category kim jong-il the following 47 files are in this category, out of 47 total. During his often oppressive reign over north korea, kim jong il cultivated a personal mythology that included some outlandish claims global post compiled.
I'm so ronery kim jong-il (born yuri arsenovich kim 16 february 1941 - 17 december 2011 also known as kim mah-jong, kim jong-jerky and kim kardashian) was the supreme leader of north korea (also incorrectly known as dprk) from 1994 to 2011 he was also seen having tea with osama bin laden. According to ranker's article on north korean propaganda, the north korean government claims that kim jong il bowled a perfect 300 supposedly, kim bowled the perfect game at a bowling alley donated by a korean businesswoman in 1994.
North korean dictator kim jong un's father kim jong il was born 77 years ago friday on his birthday, the man recognized for his signature grey track suit, sunglasses, and crazy hair can be remembered for presiding over one of the world's most brutal regimes his reign was defined by a tragic. Enjoy the best kim jong il quotes at brainyquote quotations by kim jong il, north korean leader, born february 16, 1942 share with your friends. Footage released by the regime appears to show a picture on the wall of of the communist party's conference hall of kim jong-il looking at what could be a nuclear device. Early life jong-il was born yuri irsenovich kim on 16 february 1941 personal life jong-il was a stalinisthe believed in the north korean communist philosophy of juche (self-reliance) he was afraid to travel on aeroplanes and traveled only on trainshe was well known for his love of movies and luxury goods, especially caviar and hennessey.