Kim Jong-un

North Korean Leader
Born Jan 8, 1983
Age 32
Hometown Pyongyang
Political Party Workers' Party Of...
Alma Mater Kim Il-sung Milit...
Other Names 김정은; 金正銀 or 金正恩; ...

Kim Jong-un – also romanised as Kim Jong-eun, Kim Jong Un or Kim Jung-eun -- is the supreme leader of North Korea, the son of Kim Jong-il (1941-2011) and the grandson of Kim Il-sung (1912-1994).

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1984 Birth Born in 1984.
1993 9 Years Old According to reports first published in Japanese newspapers, he went to school in Switzerland near Bern. First reports claimed he attended the private English-language “International School” in Gümligen near Bern under the name “Chol-pak” or “Pak-chol” from 1993 until 1998. … Read More


1998 14 Years Old Later it was reported that Kim Jong-un attended the public school “Liebefeld Steinhölzli” in Köniz near Bern under the name “Pak-un” or “Un-pak” from 1998 until 2000 as the son of an employee of the Embassy of North Korea. … Read More
2001 17 Years Old His eldest half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, had been the favourite to succeed, but reportedly fell out of favour after 2001, when he was caught attempting to enter Japan on a fake passport to visit Tokyo Disneyland. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old Most analysts agree that Kim Jong-un attended Kim Il-sung University, a leading officer-training school in Pyongyang from 2002 to 2007. … Read More


2008 24 Years Old …  The BBC, quoting an analyst who spoke to The Korea Times of South Korea, reported that Kim Jong-il had hastily arranged his son's marriage after suffering a stroke in 2008. The two were married in 2009 and Ri gave birth to a child in 2010.
But what of the lives of the average people?" On 15 January 2009 the South Korean news agency, Yonhap, reported that Kim Jong-il appointed Kim Jong-un to be his successor.
He was expected to be named on 28 September 2010 as successor to his father as leader of North Korea. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visited China in early September 2010, and discussed the issue of North Korean leadership succession with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. … Read More
…  He was officially declared the supreme leader following the state funeral for his father on 28 December 2011. … Read More
On 9 January 2012, a large rally was held by Armed Forces in front of Kumsusan Memorial Palace to honor Kim Jong-un and demonstrate loyalty. … Read More
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