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Kim Jun-Ki

Dongbu Insurance
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Net worth 2018: $1.71 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Country: South Korea
BirthDay: 16 February 1941
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Died On: 17/12/2011
Children: 3

Kim Jun-Ki was bornon 16 February 1941 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is Dongbu Insurance. Kim Jun-Ki is #1373 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kim Jun-Ki chairs Dongbu Group, which holds interests in steel, chemicals, finance, electronics and real estate development. Son of a former deputy speaker in the South Korean parliament, he took a 40-day overseas trip in 1969 and was so inspired by what he saw in Japan and the U. S. that he decided to start a construction company rather than pursue his studies. The business took off in the 1970s, riding the Middle East construction boom. His net-worth figure includes the shares of his only son, Kim Nam-Ho, who is vice president and owns a bigger stake than his dad as part of succession planning.


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His reported favourite movie franchises included James Bond, Friday the 13th, Rambo, Godzilla and Hong Kong action cinema, with Sean Connery and Elizabeth Taylor his favourite male and female actors


Also in February 2012, the North Korean government created the Order of Kim Jong-il in his honor and awarded it to 132 individuals for services in building a "thriving socialist nation" and for increasing defense capabilities


It was reported that Kim Jong-il had died of a suspected heart attack on 17 December 2011 at 8:30 a


There were speculations that the visits of Kim Jong-il abroad in 2010 and 2011 were a sign of his improving health and a possible slowdown in succession might follow


In 2009, KCNA put the numbers as follows:At least 354,000 copies of [Kim Jong-il's works] were translated into nearly 70 languages and came off the press in about 80 countries in the new century


And 2008 saw at least 3,000 functions held in over 150 countries and regions for the same purpose


Kim Yong Hyun, a political expert at the Institute for North Korean Studies at Seoul's Dongguk University, said in 2007: "Even the North Korean establishment would not advocate a continuation of the family dynasty at this point"


There were more than 500 activities for studying and distributing the works in at least 120 countries and regions in 2006


She had taken over the role of First Lady until her death – reportedly of cancer – in 2004


It was reported in 2003 that Kim Jong-il had a huge porn film collection"


However, after years of estrangement, Song is believed to have died in Moscow in the Central Clinical Hospital in 2002


Kim's eldest son Kim Jong-nam was earlier believed to be the designated heir but he appears to have fallen out of favor after being arrested at Narita International Airport near Tokyo in 2001 where he was caught attempting to enter Japan on a fake passport to visit Tokyo Disneyland


In 2000, it was reported that the Workers' Party of Korea Publishing House has published at least 120 works by Kim


In 1998, South Korean President Kim Dae-jung implemented the "Sunshine Policy" to improve North-South relations and to allow South Korean companies to start projects in the North


He officially took over his father's old post as General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea on 8 October 1997


On the national scale, the Japanese Foreign Ministry acknowledges that this has resulted in a positive growth rate for the country since 1996, with the implementation of "landmark socialist-type market economic practices" in 2002 keeping the North afloat despite a continued dependency on foreign aid for food


Kim kept both the relationship and the child a secret (even from his father) until he ascended to power in 1994


Kim was named Chairman of the National Defence Commission on 9 April 1993, making him day-to-day commander of the armed forces


He had been named Wonsu (Marshal) in 1992 when North Korean founder Kim Il-sung was promoted to Dae Wonsu


On 24 December 1991, Kim was also named Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army


"Kim's government was accused of "crimes against humanity" for its alleged culpability in creating and prolonging the 1990s famine


Since 1988, Kim Pyong-il has served in a series of North Korean embassies in Europe and was the North Korean ambassador to Poland


South Korea accused Kim of ordering the 1983 bombing in Rangoon, Burma which killed 17 visiting South Korean officials, including four cabinet members, and another in 1987 which killed all 115 on board Korean Air Flight 858


When he was made a member of the Seventh Supreme People's Assembly in February 1982, international observers deemed him the heir apparent of North Korea


They had two sons, Kim Jong-chul (in 1981) and Kim Jong-un, also "Jong Woon" or "Jong Woong" (in 1983)


After Ko's death, Kim lived with Kim Ok, his third mistress, who had served as his personal secretary since the 1980s


In 1978, on Kim's orders South Korean film director Shin Sang-ok and his actress wife Choi Eun-hee were kidnapped in order to build a North Korean film industry


The only other possible leadership candidate, Prime Minister Kim Il (no relation), was removed from his posts in 1976


Kim had a daughter from this marriage, Kim Sul-song (born 1974)


His first major literary work was On the Art of the Cinema in 1973


They had one son, Kim Jong-nam (1971–2017), who was Kim Jong-il's eldest son


This relationship, started in 1970, was not officially recognized


They have a girl called Kim Hye-kyung, who was born in 1968


She was handpicked by his father and married to him in 1966


According to KCNA, the number of works from 1964 to 2001 was 550


High-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong-nam said, "While we wanted to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the country with general secretary Kim Jong-il, we celebrated on our own"


In September 1957 he became vice-chairman of his middle school's DYL branch (the chairman had to be a teacher)


His 50th birthday in February was the occasion for massive celebrations, exceeded only by those for the 80th birthday of Kim Il-sung himself on 15 April that same year


Reports indicate that his mother died in childbirth in 1949


Kim Jong-il's brother drowned there in 1948


In 1945, Kim was four years old when World War II ended and Korea regained independence from Japan


However, Kim Jong-il's official biography states he was born in a secret military camp on Paektu Mountain (Chosŏn'gŭl: 백두산밀영고향집; Baekdusan Miryeong Gohyang jip) in Japanese-occupied Korea on 16 February 1942


Soviet records show that Kim was born Yuri Irsenovich Kim (Russian: Юрий Ирсенович Ким; Jurij Irsenovič Kim) in 1941 in the village of Vyatskoye, near Khabarovsk, where his father, Kim Il-sung, commanded the 1st Battalion of the Soviet 88th Brigade, made up of Chinese and Korean exiles

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