Song-thaek Jang

Song-thaek Jang (1946 - 2013)

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Song-thaek Jang
Born in Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, Soviet Koreamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Pyongyang, North Koreamap
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Biography

Korean Name:

Song-thaek Jang (Hongul: [장성택]; also romanized as Jang Sung-taek, Chang Sŏng-t'aek and other variations

Birth: January or February 1946

Death: 12 December 2013 by execution

He was a leading figure in the government of North Korea. He was married to Kyong-hui Kim, the only daughter of North Korean President Kim Il-sung, and the only sister of North Korean General Secretary Kim Jong-il. He was also the uncle of Kim Jong-un. All of them were supreme leaders of North Korea.

Spouse: Kyong-hui Kim (1946-?), the younger (and only) sister of Kim Jong-il, reported to be deceased

Children:

  1. Kum-song Jang (1977–2006)

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