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Kim Jong-nam

1971 - 2017

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Kim Jong-nam (Korean: 김정남; Hanja: 金正男, Korean: [kim.dzʌŋ.nam]; 10 May 1971 – 13 February 2017) was the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. From roughly 1994 to 2001, he was considered the heir apparent to his father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Jong-nam has received more than 5,504,755 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Kim Jong-nam is the 3,771st most popular politician (up from 5,645th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from North Korea (down from 13th in 2019) and the 17th most popular North Korean Politician.

Kim Jong-nam is most famous for being the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.

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  • 47

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  • 8.23

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  • 3.25

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Jong-nam ranks 3,771 out of 15,710Before him are Francesco Foscari, William V, Duke of Bavaria, Jean Casimir-Perier, Mohammed Alim Khan, Hassan Nasrallah, and Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz. After him are Stenkil, Rob Roy MacGregor, Pervez Musharraf, Norman Angell, Pribina, and Mieszko II Lambert.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Kim Jong-nam ranks 13Before him are Anna Netrebko, Julian Assange, Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Idina Menzel, and Mark Wahlberg. After him are Ewan McGregor, Dolores O'Riordan, Snoop Dogg, Lance Armstrong, Fabien Barthez, and Andy Whitfield. Among people deceased in 2017, Kim Jong-nam ranks 65Before him are Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Hans Rosling, Elsa Martinelli, Giovanni Sartori, Peter Mansfield, and Pierre Bergé. After him are Fats Domino, Sam Shepard, Michael Nyqvist, Nicolai Gedda, Piet Keizer, and Hiroto Muraoka.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Jong-nam ranks 22 out of 109Before him are Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Kim Hyong-jik (1894), An Jung-geun (1879), Chung Ju-yung (1915), and Daemusin of Goguryeo (4). After him are Taejodae of Goguryeo (47), Kim Yong-il (1944), Gojong of Goryeo (1192), Pak Pong-ju (1939), Lee Yoo-hyung (1911), and Kim Yong-sik (1910).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Jong-nam ranks 17Before him are Choe Yong-gon (1900), Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), and Daemusin of Goguryeo (4). After him are Taejodae of Goguryeo (47), Kim Yong-il (1944), Gojong of Goryeo (1192), Pak Pong-ju (1939), Wonjong of Goryeo (1219), and Kim Kyong-hui (1946).