Kim Yong-il

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Kim Yong-il (Korean: 김영일; born 2 May 1944) is a North Korean politician who served as the Premier of North Korea from April 2007 to 7 June 2010. He was elected as Premier by the 5th session of the 11th Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) in April 2007, replacing Pak Pong-ju. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Yong-il has received more than 96,960 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Kim Yong-il is the 3,844th most popular politician (up from 5,155th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from North Korea (down from 12th in 2019) and the 19th most popular North Korean Politician.

Kim Yong-il is most famous for being the leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011. Kim Jong-il's father, Kim Il-sung, was the leader of North Korea from 1948 to 1994.

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Among politicians, Kim Yong-il ranks 3,844 out of 15,710Before him are Gundobad, Eleanor de' Medici, Luigi Einaudi, Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, Abdul Rahman Arif, and Louis, Prince Napoléon. After him are Max Amann, John IV of Trebizond, Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria, Francis V, Duke of Modena, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, and Felix Kersten.

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Among people born in 1944, Kim Yong-il ranks 69Before him are Bernhard Schlink, Peter Weir, Robert Powell, Jeroen Krabbé, Klaus Nomi, and Bernard Hill. After him are Peter Tosh, François Cevert, Makoto Kobayashi, Ian McDiarmid, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, and Serge Haroche.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Yong-il ranks 24 out of 109Before him are Kim Hyong-jik (1894), An Jung-geun (1879), Chung Ju-yung (1915), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), Kim Jong-nam (1971), and Taejodae of Goguryeo (47). After him are Gojong of Goryeo (1192), Pak Pong-ju (1939), Lee Yoo-hyung (1911), Kim Yong-sik (1910), Wonjong of Goryeo (1219), and Sohn Kee-chung (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In North Korea

Among politicians born in North Korea, Kim Yong-il ranks 19Before him are Kim Yong-nam (1928), Yeon Gaesomun (603), Yuri of Goguryeo (-38), Daemusin of Goguryeo (4), Kim Jong-nam (1971), and Taejodae of Goguryeo (47). After him are Gojong of Goryeo (1192), Pak Pong-ju (1939), Wonjong of Goryeo (1219), Kim Kyong-hui (1946), Chungnyeol of Goryeo (1236), and Kim Chaek (1903).