North Korea confers the Title of Marshal on its Top Leader Kim Jong Un
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) conferred the title of “Marshal” to its top leader Kim Jong Un. The nation’s top military brass and government officials decided to award the title to Kim.
After the death of his father Kim Jong Il in December 2011, Kim Jong Un attained the top position of supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army.
Earlier the title was with Kim Jong Il. But the position became vacant after his demise. Kim Jong Il was posthumously made grand marshal is which the top military title of the Communist nation.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Death and state funeral of Kim Jong-il • Kim dynasty • Kim Jong-il • Kim Jong-un • Korea • Korean independence activists • Leaders • Marshals • Military personnel • North Korea • North Korean cult of personality • Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of North Korea