Kim Jong Il

Today Feb. 16th is the day of Kim Jong Il’s birth. 

Kim Jong Il was the Leader of North Korea until Dec. 2011. He was succeeded by his son Kim Jong-un.


North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il

(CNN) — North Korea’s enigmatic leader Kim Jong Il — who, after succeeding his father 17 years ago, captained his poor, closed nation and antagonized its enemies — is dead, state media reported Monday. Kim Jong Il, 69