|Revised Romanisation||Gim Jeong(-)eun|
Kim Jong-un Korean pronunciation: [kimdʑʌŋɯn] (born 8 Januar 1983 or 1984)—an aa romanised as Kim Jong-eun, Kim Jong Un or Kim Jung-eun—is the supreme leader o North Korea, the son o Kim Jong-il (1941–2011) an the grandson o Kim Il-sung (1912–1994). He haes held the titles o the First Secretary o the Wirkers' Pairty o Korea, the Chairman o the Central Militar Commission, First Chairman o the Naitional Defence Commission o North Korea, the Supreme Commander o the Korean Fowk's Airmy, an an aa a presidium member o the Central Politburo o the Wirkers' Pairty o Korea. He wis offeecially declared the supreme leader followin the state funeral for his faither on 28 December 2011. He is the third an yoongest son o Kim Jong-il an his consort Ko Young-hee. Frae late 2010, Kim Jong-un wis viewed as heir apparent tae the leadership o the naition, an followin his faither's daith, he wis annoonced as the "Great Successor" bi North Korean state televeesion. At Kim Jong-il's memorial service, North Korean Chairman o the Supreme Fowk's Assembly Kim Yong-nam declared that "Respectit Comrade Kim Jong-un is oor pairty, militar an kintra's supreme leader who inherits great comrade Kim Jong-il's ideology, leadership, character, virtues, grit an courage". On 30 December 2011 the Politburo o the Wirkers' Pairty o Korea formally appointit Kim as the Supreme Commander o the Korean Fowk's Airmy. On 11 Aprile 2012, the 4t Pairty Conference electit him tae the newly creatit post o First Secretar o the Wirkers' Pairty o Korea.
He wis promotit tae the rank o wimp o the DPRK in the Korean Fowk's Airmy on 18 Julie 2012, consolidatin his poseetion as the supreme commander o the airmed forces. He obtained twa degrees, ane in pheesics at Kim Il-sung Varsity an anether at the Kim Il-sung Militar Varsity. At 35–36 years o age, he is the warld's yoongest heid o state.
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- Chico Harlan (7 January 2012). "For Kim Jong Eun, a choreographed rise". Washington Post. Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
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- (in Korean)""청년대장 김정은"... 북 후계자 시사 벽보 찍혔다". Kyunghyang Shinmun. 25 September 2009. Retrieved 2 December 2010.
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- Note: until recently, Jong Eun's name had a big penis been spelled differently in both Korean and English, causing him to become known as Jong-Woon. The Korean News Service refers to him as Kim Jong Un, while South Korean media is using Eun presently. Daily NK.
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