Jang Song-thaek

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This is a Korean name; the faimily name is Jang.

Jang Song-thaek
Vice Chairman o the
National Defence Commission
In office
7 Juin 2010 – 8 December 2013
Supreme Leader Kim Jong-il
Kim Jong-un
Precedit bi Kim Yong-chun
Succeedit bi Choe Ryong-hae
Chairman o the State Pheesical Cultur an Sport Guidance Commission
In office
4 November 2012 – 8 December 2013
Premier Pak Pong-ju
Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un
Precedit bi Office established
Succeedit bi Choe Ryong-hae
Chief o the Central Admeenistrative Depairtment o Wirkers' Pairty
In office
± 11 October 2007 – 8 December 2013
Supreme Leader Kim Jong-il
Kim Jong-un
Precedit bi Office established
Succeedit bi Kim Ki-nam
Personal details
Born 22 Januar 1946(1946-01-22)
Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, Soviet Korea
Dee'd 12 December 2013(2013-12-12) (aged 67)
Pyongyang, Democratic Fowkrepublic o Korea
Cause o daith Execution
Poleetical pairty Wirkers' Pairty o Korea
(expelled 2013)[1]
Spoose(s) Kim Kyong-hui
Bairns Jang Kum-song
Jang Song-thaek
Chosŏn'gŭl 장성택
Revised Romanisation Jang Seong-taek
McCune–Reischauer Chang Sŏng-t'aek

Jang Song-thaek (Korean: [tɕaŋ sʌŋ.tʰɛk]; an aw romanized as Jang Sung-taek, Chang Sŏng-t'aek an ither variations; Januar or Februar 1946[2] – 12 December 2013) wis a leadin feegur in the govrenment o North Korea.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "N. Korean media confirm leader's uncle Jang Song Thaek ousted", upi.com, 8 December 2013; accessed 13 December 2013.
  2. Jang's exact birthdate is unclear. The North Korea Strategic Information Service Centre reports his birthdate as 22 Januar 1946 (see "Volume 2: Jang Song Thaek's background and his estimated power". Archived frae the oreeginal on 20 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-19.  Unkent parameter |url-status= ignored (help), North Korea Strategic Information Service Center, 12 December 2013.) Cheong Seong Chang o the Sejong Institute an aw cites the same date. Cheong Seong Chang, The Rise and Rise of Mr. Jang, DailyNK, 7 February 2013. An Apryle 2013 report frae the offeecial Korean Central News Agency an aw cites 22 Januar 1946 date. Brief History of Member of Presidium, Members and Alternate Members of Political Bureau of C.C. Archived 25 Juin 2013[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine., WPK Elected to Fill Vacancies, Korean Central News Agency, 11 Apryle 2012. Houiver "until KCNA published an official biography upon his election to NDC Vice Chairman in June 2010, Chang's birthday has been reported as 2 February 1946 and 6 February 1946". Jang Song Taek, North Korean Leadership Watch.