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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Oversees Military Parade
This image released on February 8, 2018, by the North Korean Official News Service (KCNA), shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watching on as troops marched through Kim Il Sung Square in a show of military might on the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Photo by KCNA/UPI
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Kim Il-sung (15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was a Korean communist politician who led the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (better known as North Korea) from its founding 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 was also the Chairman and General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea.

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