Korea (North): Heads of the National Defence Commission: 1993-2016

Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Kukpang Wiwŏnhoe Wiwŏnjang (조선민주주의인민공화국 국방위원회 위원장) | Chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [1]
9 Apr 1993 - 17 Dec 2011 Kim Jŏng-ir (김정일)
17 Dec 2011 - 13 Apr 2012 office vacant
Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakuk Kukpang Wiwŏnhoe Jeilwiwŏnjang (조선민주주의인민공화국 국방위원회 제1위원장 ) | First Chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [1]
13 Apr 2012 - 29 Jun 2016 Kim Jŏng-ŭn (김정은)

[1] The Constitution of 1972 (as amended of 9 Apr 2009 and 13 Apr 2012) declares (Art. 100) that the holder of this office is the Supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (조선민주주의인민공화국의 최고령도자, Josŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwakukŭi Choeko Ryŏngtoja).
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