The Dictator Files: Kim Il-sung

Can you name these facts about the North Korean leader Kim Il-sung?
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Last updated: December 21, 2020
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CIty in which he was born 1912
Political party he ruled
Workers' Party
Country with which North Korea had close political and economic relations until 1991
Soviet Union
Name of his son who became his successor
Kim Jong-il
His grandson who became the leader of the country
Kim Jong-un
His political philosophy, which later became the official ideology of North Korea
After two months in the Korean War, South forces were forced back to this point
Pusan Perimeter
"Zone" that was established on the South Korean border
Demilitarized Zone
In 1978, North Korea kidnapped Shin Sang-ok and Choi Eun-hee and
forced them to make these
Disaster which struck North Korea from his last year (1994) in office until 1998
National holiday that is his birth anniversary – country's most important national holiday
Day of the Sun
Soviet security chief who recommended Kim as a communist leader for the
then-Soviet occupied part of Korea
Lavrentiy Beria
Name by which the Korean War is known to the North Koreans
Liberation War
Title of his autobiographical book
With the Century
War in which he fought
World War II
Only non-royal world leader that served longer than Kim Il-sung since 1900
Fidel Castro
U.S. president who travelled to North Korea in 1994 in an effort to persuade Kim to
negotiate with the U.S. over its nuclear program
Jimmy Carter
His family is said to have originated from this South Korean province
North Jeolla
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