Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea
|Chairman of the|
Workers' Party of Korea
|Workers' Party of Korea|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|Constituting instrument||WPK Rulebook|
|Inaugural holder||Pak Hon-yong|
|Formation||28 August 1946|
|Abolished||10 January 2021|
|Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea|
|Revised Romanization||Joseon Rodongdang Wiwonjang|
|McCune–Reischauer||Chosŏn Rodongdang Wiwonjang|
The Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (Korean: 조선로동당 위원장) was office that existed within the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) between 1949–66 and 2016–21. The office of "Chairman of the Central Committee" existed between 1949–66 and the office of "Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea" existed in 2016–21.
The deputy to the Chairman, the officeholder of Vice Chairman of the Central Committee existed in 1949–66 and 2016–21. This list also includes the chairmen and vice chairmen of the direct predecessors of the WPK.
References[change | change source]
- "3rd Plenary Meeting of 7th C.C., WPK Held in Presence of Kim Jong Un". Korean Central News Agency. 21 April 2018. Archived from the original on 8 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021 – via KCNA Watch.