Kim Jong Un became supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011 after the death of his father, Kim Jong-il. His grandfather, Kim Il-sung, led the country from its foundation in 1948 to 1994.
Since coming to power he has embarked on one of the most intensive reshuffles of top-level personnel in the country’s history.
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