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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
Assumed office
5 September 1998
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
Personal details
Born 4 February 1928 (1928-02-04) (age 91)
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 has held the position since 1998. 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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