- NAME: Kim Il-sung
- OCCUPATION: Military Leader, World Leader, Prime Minister
- BIRTH DATE: April 15, 1912
- DEATH DATE: July 08, 1994
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Near Pyongyang, Korea, North
- PLACE OF DEATH: Pyongyang, Korea, North
- Nickname: "The Great Leader"
- Full Name: Kim Il-sung
- AKA: Kim Il Sung
- Originally: Kim Song-ju
- AKA: Kim Song Ju
- AKA: Kim Sung Chu
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Kim Il-sung served as premier and president of North Korea and ran the country for decades, spearheading the creation of an Orwellian regime.
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Kim had also made plans for a historical meeting with South Korean leader Kim Young-Sam. Kim died in Pyongyang on July 8, 1994, allegedly from a heart condition, before the summit could take place.
Kim Il-sung's son, Jong Il, took over leadership of the country until his death in 2011. Jong Il was then succeeded by his own son, Kim Jong-un.
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