Book made in North Korea 1983. Biography of Kim Jong Il, from early years in kindergarden to early adulthood. Included in this volume are: anecdotes and experiences from his kindergarten days, death of his mother in 1949, experiences during the Korean War, opinions and critique of art. participation in the architectural design and reconstruction of devastated Pyongyang after the Korean War, and much more. Kim Jong Il was the son of Kim Il Sung (ruler of North Korea from 1948 until 1991).
After the death of Kim Il Sung in 1991 Kim Jong Il became the leader of North Korea. He ruled North Korea for 17 years ending when he died in 2011. Kim’s nickname in North Korea was “Dear Leader” to distinquish him from his father who is known as “Great Leader”.
After his death, Kim was designated the “Eternal General Secretary” of the WPK and the “Eternal Chairman of the National Defence Commission”.
After the death of Kim Jong Il in 2011, his son Kim Jong Un became the leader of North Korea and he still is (as of 2021).