POLITICIAN

Kim Jong-suk

1919 - 1949

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Kim Jong Suk (Korean: 김정숙; Hancha: 金正淑; 24 December 1917 – 22 September 1949) was a Korean anti-Japanese guerrilla, a Communist activist, North Korean leader Kim Il Sung's first wife, former leader Kim Jong Il's mother, and current leader Kim Jong Un's grandmother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Jong-suk has received more than 804,460 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Kim Jong-suk is the 1,873rd most popular politician (up from 2,298th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from North Korea (up from 13th in 2019) and the 11th most popular North Korean Politician.

Kim Jong-suk is most famous for being the wife of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Page views of Kim Jong-suks by language

Over the past year Kim Jong-suk has had the most page views in the with 80,139 views, followed by Russian (41,566), and Japanese (26,679). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (158.78%), Simple English (121.81%), and Basque (114.29%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Jong-suk ranks 1,873 out of 19,576Before her are Menelik I, Maroboduus, Yang Shangkun, Amanullah Khan, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, and Emperor Jing of Han. After her are Yitzhak Navon, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo, Śuddhodana, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Al-Mahdi, and Ferdinand I of León.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, Kim Jong-suk ranks 10Before her are Edmund Hillary, J. D. Salinger, Primo Levi, Doris Lessing, Giulio Andreotti, and Zhao Ziyang. After her are Georgios Papadopoulos, Fausto Coppi, Desmond Doss, Walter Scheel, Lino Ventura, and Choi Kyu-hah. Among people deceased in 1949, Kim Jong-suk ranks 13Before her are Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, Friedrich Bergius, James Ensor, Charles Ponzi, and Klaus Mann. After her are August Krogh, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Elton Mayo, Axel Munthe, Angela Hitler, and Nathuram Godse.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Jong-suk ranks 11 out of 162Before her are Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), and Jang Song-thaek (1946). After her are Choe Yong-gon (1900), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Hwang Jini (1506), Kim Hyong-jik (1894), Choe Ryong-hae (1950), and Sun Myung Moon (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Jong-suk ranks 11Before her are Kim Jong-un (1983), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Taejo of Goryeo (877), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Gongmin of Goryeo (1330), and Jang Song-thaek (1946). After her are Choe Yong-gon (1900), Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo (923), Choe Ryong-hae (1950), Kim Koo (1876), U of Goryeo (1365), and Gyeongjong of Goryeo (955).