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Kim Jong-suk

1919 - 1949

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Kim Jong-suk (Korean: 김정숙; Hanja: 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 559,417 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Kim Jong-suk is the 1,842nd most popular politician (up from 2,546th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 7th in 2019) and the 9th 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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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kim Jong-suk ranks 1,842 out of 15,710Before her are Brasidas, Jean Parisot de Valette, Ellac, Stefan Lazarević, King Wu of Zhou, and Sigurd the Crusader. After her are William IV, Prince of Orange, Alexander, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France, Milo of Croton, Alfonso XI of Castile, and Victoria of Baden.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, Kim Jong-suk ranks 14Before her are Desmond Doss, Nat King Cole, Zhao Ziyang, Giulio Andreotti, Margot Fonteyn, and Georgios Papadopoulos. After her are Donald Pleasence, Fausto Coppi, Boris Shcherbina, Hans-Joachim Marseille, Choi Kyu-hah, and Gerhard Barkhorn. Among people deceased in 1949, Kim Jong-suk ranks 12Before her are Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, James Ensor, Charles Ponzi, Hassan al-Banna, and Louis II, Prince of Monaco. After her are Victor Fleming, Elton Mayo, Klaus Mann, Axel Munthe, Friedrich Bergius, and Nathuram Godse.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Jong-suk ranks 9 out of 109Before her are Taejo of Goryeo (877), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), and Injo of Joseon (1595). After her are Jang Song-thaek (1946), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Sun Myung Moon (1920), and Hwang Jini (1506).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Jong-suk ranks 9Before her are Taejo of Goryeo (877), Gwangjong of Goryeo (925), Taejong of Joseon (1367), Jeongjong of Joseon (1357), Kim Jong-un (1983), and Injo of Joseon (1595). After her are Jang Song-thaek (1946), Choe Yong-gon (1900), Kim Koo (1876), Kim Yong-nam (1928), Yeon Gaesomun (603), and Yuri of Goguryeo (-38).