Known as the sun of korea, kim il-sung (1912-1994) was born kim sung-ju in mangyongdae village near pyongyang to a christian mother (kang ban sok) and father (kim hyong jik) who taught in a western missionary school and was a practitioner of koryo (traditional) medicine. Kim il-sung was the leader of the democratic people's republic of korea, commonly referred to as north korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994 he held the posts of prime minister from 1948 to 1972 and president from 1972 to his death. He is the son of kim jong-il and the grandson of kim il sung, founder of the democratic people's republic of korea, the official name of the north korean communist state. Kim il-sung biography kim il sung was the autocratic ruler who established the republic of north korea, after the country was freed from japanese occupation to know more about his childhood, career, profile and timeline read on. Kim il sung (1912-1994) was the dictatorial leader of north korea from shortly after world war ii until his death in 1994 as a young man, kim led guerrilla forces against the imperial japanese army until he was forced to flee korea in the late 1930s there's some debate about what he did next.
Kim il sung is officially the eternal president of north korea kim il sung was leader of north korea until his death the former north korea leader is known as the great leader created the juche idea. Kim il-sung (1912-1994), absolute ruler of north korea for 46 years, was the first communist head of state to establish dynastic rule, enabling his son to succeed him kim il-sung was born kim sung-ju on april 15, 1912, the son of a middle-class schoolmaster named kim hyung-jik in pyongan-namdo, a. Kim jong-il was the supreme leader of north korea for 17 years, from 1994 to 2011 this biography profiles his childhood, life, political career and timeline.
And despite all evidence to the contrary, it was also claimed as the birthplace of north korea's late leader kim jong-il, and its founding father kim il-sung's base for his anti-japanese. Kim jong-un became north korea's supreme leader following the death of his father kim jong-il on 17 december 2011 he took over his father's duties of looking at things - but also oversaw. The biography of kim jong il (3 volumes) juche 94 (2005) 1 kim il sung's leadership kim jong il's family had lived in mangyongdae, pyongyang, since the. Kim il sung's early days as a revolutionary and guerrilla fighter are given much attention, as are the purges he carried out in order to become the supreme leader if you're looking for a play-by-play account of the korean war, look elsewhere though- this book sweeps quickly through that period.
Kim il-sung served as premier and president of north korea and ran the country for decades, spearheading the creation of an orwellian regime kim il-sung was born on april 15, 1912, in mangyondae. Since the mid-1940s, the democratic people's republic of korea (dprk) has been ruled by the autocratic kim family: kim il-sung held power from 1948 until his death in 1994 his son, kim jong-il, ruled the country from 1994 to 2011 and his grandson, kim jong-un, has been the supreme leader since 2011. North korea has adopted a new constitution giving even more power to autocratic leader kim jong-il, removing references to communism and elevating his guiding principle of favouring the military.
Generations have passed, yet kim il-sung's socialistic leadership has been brought down to the modern democratic republic of north korea these socialistic views of social ownership have influenced the modern day autocratic government system being led by kim jong il successor through the process of 'state ownership' (kim, 1925. Kim il-sung (15 april 1912-8 july 1994) was the leader of north korea from 9 september 1948 to 8 july 1994, preceding kim jong-il kim il-sung was a world war ii hero, leading korean communist resistance to the japanese while fighting alongside the soviet red army. The greatest test of the security apparatus protecting the kims came in the 1990s as north korea transitioned from the leadership of kim il sung to his son kim jong il. This aspect of kim jong-un's leadership style harks back to his grandfather, kim il-sung reports from defectors also paint a picture of a young and impetuous supreme leader who is sometimes.
North korean leader kim jong un visits the kumsusan palace of the sun, where the statues of president kim il sung and leader kim jong il are standing during the 62nd anniversary of the end of the. Kim il-sung (pronounced [kim sung] born kim sŏng-ju 15 april 1912 - 8 july 1994) was the leader of the democratic people's republic of korea, commonly refe. In 1935 kim took the name kim il-sung, on his death in 1994, his eldest son kim jong-il succeeded him as supreme leader of north korea death. In this 1997 photo, kim jong il looks out at a huge crowd during a ceremony to mark the third anniversary of the death of his father and north korea's founding leader kim il sung / ap.
Supreme leader: a biography of kim jong-un may 25, 2013 by minute help guides paperback $899 $ 8 99 prime free shipping on eligible orders kim il-sung: the. Analysis of the leadership of kim jong il history essay style of kim jong il kim jong il, on the basis of his biography, can be deemed a charismatic leader. North korea has feuded with the us for decades, and kim il sung would be the first to attest to us aggression, but not even he faced a us leader who so eagerly threatened to launch fire and. Kim jong-un is the third supreme leader in the kim dynasty, founded by his grandfather kim il-sung, the country's leader at the time of its establishment read a full biography.
File photo taken in 1992 shows north korean leader kim jong il (right) and then-leader, jong-il's father, kim il sung, inspecting a soccer ground in pyongyang. 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 was considered an autocratic leader and he was the center of a large cult of personality in his country he is the father of kim jong-il, kim il-sung fans.