1948 Admission to Namsan kindergarten in PyongYang
1950 Admission to Jilin school to avoid the Korean War
1952 Admission to Mangyongdae Revolutionary School
1954 Graduated from Samsuck Primary School, PyongYang Fourth Primary School
1957 Graduated from First Primary Middle School (Middle School)
1960 Graduated from Namsan Advance middle School (High School)
1964 Graduated from Kim Il Sung University
1964 Assisted Minister of Counselor at the Secretarial Office of the Korean Worker'sParty Central People's Committee; Worked at Minister Counter's Office of the Cabintet Deputy Premier
1966 Senior Official for Central Administrative Organizations' Dept. at the Politburo of the Korean Workers' Party Central People's Committee
1967 Culture and Art Manager of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Central Party
1969 Deputy Director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department (at age 27). Recognized for filmmaking by Kim Il Sung. Published "Movie Art Theory" (written by Dong Bong Seob of Culture Desk of Nodong Shinmun (Workers' Newspaper); organized a soccer team "Movie," and 4.15 Creation Team; published Kim Il Sung's biography "Immortal Revolution Collection."
1970 ~ 73 Deputy Director of Politburo of the Central Party
Sept. 1973 Director of Politburo of the Central Party, Party Secretary (Number two man)
Feb. 1974 Political Committee Member of the Political Bureau (Nominated as the successor at the 8th Plenary Session of the 5th Party Central People's Committee) Nodong Shinmun officially called Kim "the Center of the Party."
Apr. 1974 Announced 10 principles of establishing uil party ideology
Oct. 1980 Standing Committee Member of the Political Bureau; Nominated as the Member of the Party Central Military Committee (at the 8th Plenary Session of the 6th Party Central People's Committee)
Dec. 1991 Supreme Commander of the People's Army
Apr. 1993 Chairman of the (National) Defense Commission
1994 Kim Il Sung Died
Oct 1997 Inaugurated as Party Secretary General
1998 Again chairman of the (National) Defense Commission, 10th representative of Supreme People's Assembly
Now Chairman of the (National) Defense Commission, Inaugurated as Party Secretary General, of 11th representative of Supreme People's Assembly, Supreme Commander of the People's Army

2017.04.25
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