13 things to know about Kim Jong Un

Published On: Apr 09 2013 03:41:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2014 09:51:49 AM CDT

According to state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun, Kim Jong Un has been complaining that there are "too many incorrect" weather forecasts and wants meteorologists to start getting the forecasts right. Learn more about the life of the young and eccentric North Korean leader.

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4. Kim Jong Un was named to North Korea's National Defense Commission shortly after completing his education at the academy and was eventually promoted to four-star general and named vice chairman of the Central Military Commission as well as to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in 2010.

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