Kim Jong un is the son of Kim Jong-il, his late father and former leader of North Korea. A few things we already know about the dictator are that he’s temperamental, unpredictable, weird and stubborn. But he is more than that.
Here are more interesting and weird facts about the world’s most “secretive” leader.
1. He was a Zero in academics
Kim Jong Un attended the International School of Bern in Switzerland under the pseudonym Pak-une. He was a big zero in his academics and failed. He was good in basket ball and music but poor in studies.
2. He’s afraid of barbers
According to sources, Kim Jong is believed to be scared of barbers, so he cuts his own hair
3. Democracy and dictatorship go hand in hand
Kim Jong-Un is the 3rd generation of dictator of North Korea or Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. That means the country has been ruled by three brutal generations of the same family.
4. At 27, he underwent plastic surgery
Reason? He always wanted to look like his grandfather and hence, in an attempt to do so, he underwent plastic surgery according to Daily Mail.
5. He killed his brother
Kim’s half-brother died after being poisoned at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport by two women who used a deadly nerve agent, according to Malaysian authorities. South Korea’s intelligence agency later says that Kim ordered his death.
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6. No internet
In North Korea, all legal televisions are tuned to state-controlled domestic programming. Internet does not exist there other than a closed domestic network.
7. His age is a mystery
No one knows what his actual age is. Some say his birth year is 1982, some says it is 1983 or 1984.
8. He ensured that the entire nation mourned the death of his father
There are some rumors that he sentenced one assistant to death by mortar for being drunk during mourning.
9. Kim killed his uncle
Kim Jong-un, in December 2013, reportedly ordered the execution of his uncle, Jang Song-thaek, Some reports suggest he was fed to wild dogs, while some believe he was killed by a firing squad. He also killed his aunt, Reports say she was poisoned.
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