Choi Chang-ik

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Choi Chang-ik (1948)

Choi Chang-ik (hangul:최창익, hanja:崔昌益, 1896-1957), also known as Choe Chang Ik, was a North Korean soldier and politician.[1]

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In the early North Korean government, Choi was Deputy Prime Minister from 1952 to 1956.[1]

In a 1956-1957 purge, he was removed from government by forces led by Kim Il-sung.[2] He was expelled from the Korean Workers' Party.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Nate.com, 최창익(崔昌益) Archived 2013-09-27 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 2012-7-25.
  2. Kraus, Charles. "Between Yan’an and Pyongyang: The Case of Choe Chang-Ik," SinoNK.com. April 12, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-25.
  3. Nam, Seungji. [permanent dead link] Independent Diplomacy Between North Korea and China Following the 20th Communist Congress of the Soviet Union, pp. 16-17 [PDF 19-20]; retrieved 2012-7-25.

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