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Kim Jong-il

Biography

Supreme leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011 who was simply the guts of a more elaborate cult of personality that was founded by his father. He led among the world’s most repressive and tyrannical regimes and the amount of individuals who have passed away or been jailed because of his policies continues to be unfamiliar. He became mixed up in Children’s Union as well as the Democratic Youngsters Little league while still in college. He was mainly known as The Dear Innovator during his amount of time in power. The North Korean constitution was transformed in ’09 2009 to officially designate him as supreme innovator. Upon his loss of life, he was been successful as supreme innovator by his child Kim Jong-un. George W. Bush known as his country area of the “Axis of Bad” and feared his nuclear features.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kim Jong-il
Date Of Birth February 16, 1941
Died December 17, 2011, Pyongyang, North Korea
Place Of Birth Khabarovsk Krai, Russia
Height 1.6 m
Profession World Leader
Education University of Malta, Red Flag Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, Kim Il-sung University
Nationality North Korean
Spouse Kim Young-sook
Children Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, Kim Jong-chul, Kim Yo-jong, Kim Sul-song
Parents Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-suk
Siblings Kim Kyong-hui, Kim Yong-il, Kim Pyong-il, Kim Man-il, Kim Kyong-Jin
Movies The Schoolgirl's Diary, Sea of Blood
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Propaganda claims that Kim was born one year later, in 1942 on Mount Baekdu, with a double rainbow and a bright star in the sky heralding his arrival. A halo was supposedly seen over the mountain and a swallow foretold his birth.
2Was taught the "juche" philosophy of self-reliance by Hwang Jang-Yop. Hwang defected to South Korea in 1997.
3Married Kim Young-sook in 1974 but separated by the 1980s. He had five known children: Kim Jong-nam (son, b.1970) with mistress Song Hye-rim, Kim Sul-song (daughter, b. 1974) with wife Kim Young-sook, Kim Jong-chul (son, b.1981), Jong-un Kim (son, b.1984), and Kim Yo-jong (daughter, b.1987) with mistress Ko Young-hee.
4His favorite actor was Sean Connery. His favorite actress was Elizabeth Taylor.
5Among his favorite movies were: Friday the 13th (1980), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), First Blood (1982), The Godfather (1972), Gone with the Wind (1939) and Amistad (1997).
6Was often described as the 'Dear Leader' of North Korea. The title of 'Eternal President' was bestowed to his father, Kim Il-Sung on his death in 1994. Kim Jong-il's title was Chairman of the National Commission of Defence, which is North Korea's most important governmental position.
7Was portrayed as a villainous marionette in the comedy film Team America: World Police (2004). The creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone sent a gift reel to Kim.
8National leader of North Korea (officially styled "Supreme Leader of North Korea") from 1994 until his death in 2011.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Han nyeohaksaengeui ilgi2007producer - as Jong-il Kim
Pulgasari1985executive producer - as Jong-il Kim
Pibada1969producer - as Jong-il Kim

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Man and Cinema2009ShortArchival Footage

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Juche Idea2008additional text - as Jong-il Kim

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dictator2012in loving memory of

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kyongaehanun choego saryonggwan tongjinun uriui unmyong2008DocumentaryHimself (as Jong-il Kim)
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2005TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today2011TV SeriesHimself
Rude Tube2011TV SeriesHimself
The Hour2010TV SeriesHimself
National Geographic Explorer2007-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Megumi2008/IShortHimself (as Jong-il Kim)
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself
Det røde kapel2006TV Series documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Have I Got News for You2006TV SeriesHimself
Death of a President2006Himself (uncredited)
Friends of Kim2006DocumentaryLeader of North Korea (as Jong-il Kim)
UFO: The Greatest Story Ever Denied2006Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
A State of Mind2004DocumentaryHimself - Supreme Leader, North Korea (as Jong-il Kim)

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#Quote
1Imperialist aid is a noose of plunder and subjugation, aimed at robbing 10 and even 100 things for one thing that is given.
2A film with an untidy plot cannot grip the audience and define their emotional response.
3The cinema occupies an important place in the overall development of art and literature.
4Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification.
5Great ideology creates great times.
6No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea.
7No production of high ideological and artistic value can evolve out of a creative group whose members are not united ideologically and in which discipline and order have not been established.
8A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
9National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
10The revolution is carried out by means of one's thought, not through one's family background.
11The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back.
12We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States.


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