Korea (North): Heads of State: 1948-2016

Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Choeko Inmin Hoeŭi Sangim Wiwŏnhoe Wiwŏnjang (조선민주주의인민공화국 최고인민회의 상임위원회 위원장) | Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [1]
8 Sep 1948 - 20 Sep 1957 Kim Tu-pong (김두봉)
20 Sep 1957 - 28 Dec 1972 Choe Yong-kŏn (최용건) [2]
Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Jusŏk (조선민주주의인민공화국 주석) | President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
28 Dec 1972 - 8 Jul 1994 Kim Ir-sŏng (김일성) [3]
Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Pujusŏk (조선민주주의인민공화국 부주석) | Vice-President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (ex officiis)
8 Jul 1994 - 5 Sep 1998 Ri Jong-ŏk (이종옥)
8 Jul 1994 - 5 Sep 1998 Pak Sŏng-chŏr (박성철)
8 Jul 1994 - 5 Sep 1998 Kim Yŏng-ju (김영주)
8 Jul 1994 - 5 Sep 1998 Kim Pyŏng-sik (김병식)
Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Choeko Inmin Hoeŭi Sangim Wiwŏnhoe Wiwŏnjang (조선민주주의인민공화국 최고인민회의 상임위원회 위원장) | Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
5 Sep 1998 - Kim Yŏng-nam (김영남)

[1] Also in official use in 1948-1949 in hanja characters: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國最高人民會議常任委員會委員長
[2] Original name: Choe Sŏk-chŏn
[3] Original name: Kim Sŏng-ju (김성주)
Last updated on: 15 Sep 2015 14:30:19