Kim Il Sung

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\ ˈkim-ˈil-ˈsəŋ How to pronounce Kim Il Sung (audio) , -ˈsu̇ŋ \

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1912–1994 North Korean Communist leader (1948–94) and president (1972–94)

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“Kim Il Sung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kim%20Il%20Sung. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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