Kim Jong-un
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Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea
Assumed office 9 May 2016
Hierarchy
Preceded by Himself(as First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea)
Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea
Assumed office 11 April 2012Acting: 17 December 2011 – 11 April 2012
Deputy Choe Ryong-haeRi Yong-ho
Preceded by Kim Jong-il
Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of North Korea
In office 13 April 2012 – 29 June 2016
Deputy Hwang Pyong-soChoe Ryong-haePak Pong-ju
Preceded by Kim Jong-il (as chairman)
Succeeded by Himself(as First Chairman of the National Defense Commission)
Supreme Commander of theKorean People's Army
Assumed office 30 December 2011[1]
Preceded by Kim Jong-il
Member of the Politburo Standing Committee
Assumed office 11 April 2012
Deputy to the 13th Supreme People's Assembly
Assumed office 9 April 2014
Constituency 111th Paektusan
First Secretary of theWorkers' Party of Korea
In office 11 April 2012 – 9 May 2016
Preceded by Kim Jong-il(as general secretary)
Succeeded by Himself(as chairman)
First Chairman of theNational Defence Commission
Assumed office 29 June 2016
Deputy Kim Yong-chunRi Yong-muO Kuk-ryol
Preceded by Himself(as Chairman of the State Affairs Commission)
Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea
In office 28 September 2010 – 11 April 2012 Serving with Ri Yong-ho
Leader Kim Jong-il
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Choe Ryong-haeRi Yong-ho
Personal details
Born (1984-01-08) 8 January 1984 (age 33)(American records)[2][3](1984-07-05) 5 July 1984 (age 32)(Swiss records)[4]Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Nationality North Korean
Political party Workers' Party of Korea
Spouse(s) Ri Sol-ju
Children Kim Ju-ae
Alma mater Kim Il-sung UniversityKim Il-sung Military UniversityHELP University (honorary)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  North Korea
Years of service 2010–present
Rank Marshal of the DPRK rank insignia.svg Marshal of the Republic[a]
Commands Supreme Commander

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