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13 things to know about Kim Jong Un

Published On: Apr 09 2013 01:41:22 PM PDT   Updated On: Dec 13 2013 07:27:23 AM PST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle has been executed as a traitor, the country's state-run news service said. Learn more about the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un presides over operation meeting
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4. Kim Jong Un was named to North Korea's National Defense Commission shortly after completing his education at the academy and was eventually promoted to four-star general and named vice chairman of the Central Military Commission as well as to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in 2010.

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