Kim Jong Il North Korea - Early Life (1942-1960)
Kim Jong Il North Korea- Mount Paekdu, February 16th 1942 - These are the official birth details of the current leader of the DPRK.
At the end of the Second World War in 1945, Kim Il Sung returned to Korea, Kim Il Jong, still at a very young age, was to rejoin him in Pyongyang later that year.
Early Education: 1950-1960
Kim Jong Il carried out his primary school studies in Pyongyang.
According to Kim Jong Il's official biography, he was extremely involved in politics, being member of the Democratic Youth League, promoting political discussions in school amongst schoolmates and organising extra-curricular activities such as factory visits.
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