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About Kim Il-sung
Kim Il-sung was the dictator of North Korea from 1948 until 1994. He was married twice and had 6 children.
In North Korea, Kim is revered and treated like a God. Beginning in the 1960s North Korea was economically doing very well. They were doing much better than South Korea. Kim had bolstered up North Korea’s military and formed a strong alliance with the Soviet Union. Kim declared his successor would be Kim Jong-il. After communism started crumbling throughout Europe and the Soviet Union, North Korea became isolated from the rest of the world. Kim refused to budge on his economic policies and the country quickly fell into an economic depression.
Kim was married twice and had 6 children, however, there is an unknown number of illegitimate children. Kim’s numerous extramarital affairs were common knowledge.
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The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle. This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.Kim Il-sung
Kim Il-sung's Popularity
Kim Il-sung was a famous Korean politician, who was born on April 15, 1912. As a person born on this date, Kim Il-sung is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (April 15) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1912).
People born on April 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Kim Il-sung is the 99th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Kim Il-sung's birthday, Kim Il-sung is the 3rd most famous North Korean.
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