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Kim Yong-nam
김영남
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Kim Yong-nam in 2015
President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea
In office
5 September 1998 – 11 April 2019
Premier Hong Song-nam
Pak Pong-ju
Kim Yong-il
Choe Yong-rim
Pak Pong-ju
Leader Kim Jong-il
Kim Jong-un
Preceded by Yang Hyong-sop
Succeeded by Choe Ryong-hae
Personal details
Born 4 February 1928 (1928-02-04) (age 92)
Heijo, Korea
(now Pyongyang, North Korea)
Political party Workers' Party of Korea
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 김영남
Hancha 金永南
McCune–Reischauer Kim Yŏngnam
Revised Romanization Gim Yeong-nam
In this Korean name, the family name is Kim.

Kim Yong-nam (Hangul: 김영남; Hanja: 金永南; born 4 February 1928) is a North Korean politician. He serves as President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. He was position 1998-2019. Previously, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1983 to 1998. He was elected a member of the Presidium of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in 2010.


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