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Kim Il-Sung

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Birthday
15, 1912
Birthplace
Mangyongdae, North Korea
Death Date
Jul 8, 1994 (82)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1912
Birthplace
Mangyongdae, North Korea
Death Date
Jul 8, 1994 (82)

About

Leader of North Korea's Workers' Party, he was the country's Supreme Leader, Prime Minister, and President for nearly three decades. He was considered an autocratic leader and he was the center of a large cult of personality in his country.

Before Fame

He began his political involvement by joining the Communist Party of China in 1931.

Trivia

He was named the Eternal President of the Republic after his death in 1994.

Family Life

His second wife's name was Kim Song-Ae. He had six children from his two marriages.

Associated With

He is the father of Kim Jong-il, who served as the President of North Korea from 1994 to 2011.