Kim Yong-chun

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kim Yong-chun (4 March 1936 – 16 August 2018) was a North Korean soldier and politician. He was a leader of the North Korean military. He held the North Korean military rank Chasu (Vice Marshal), was Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission of North Korea, and was Minister of People's Armed Forces.[1][2] He held a minor post within the Workers Party.[2]

Kim died on 16 August 2018 in Pyongyang from a heart attack at the age of 82.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. <추가>북, 총리에 김영일, 국방위 부위원장에 김영춘 선임 (in Korean) Tongil News
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Top 4 N. Korean Military Officials Fall Victim to Shakeup". Chosun Ilbo. Nov 30, 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
  3. Tertitskiy, Fyodor (17 August 2018). "KPA Marshal Kim Yong Chun dead at 82". NK News - North Korea News. Retrieved 17 August 2018.