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O Jin U

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: Korean
Categories: Defense Minister


1953 - He was appointed as Minister of State Security in February.

1953 - North Korean defense minister, commander of the army, influential member of the Communist Party and city elder.


1976 - 1995 - He was appointed as  North Korean defense minister.


1994 - He ensured Kim Jong Il's succession after death of Kim Il Sung.


1995 - He died on th 28th of February of old age. 


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