Hwang Jang-yop

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Hwang Jang-yop
Hwang Jang Yeop.jpg
Hwang in September 2009
Personal details
BornHwang Jang-yop
Februar 17, 1923
Kangdong, Japanese Korea
(nou Kangdong, North Korea)
Dee'dOctober 10, 2010 (2010-10-11) (aged 87)
Seoul, Sooth Korea
NaitionalityNorth Korean
Poleetical pairty Workers' Party of Korea (1946-1997)
Hwang Jang-yop
Revised RomanisationHwang Jang-yeop
McCune–ReischauerHwang Changyŏp

Hwang Jang-yop (17 Februar 1923 – 10 October 2010) wis a major politeecian in North Korea who defectit tae Sooth Korea in 1997, makin him tae date the hichtest-rankin defector frae the isolatit state.[1] He wis lairgely responsible for craftin the Juche Idea, North Korea's offeecial state ideology.

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  1. "Hwang Jang-yop dies at 87", Korea Times, 10 October 2010, retrieved 10 October 2010