What to know about Kim Jong Un

Published On: Apr 09 2013 03:41:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2014 05:45:00 AM CDT

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen publicly in more than a month, and rumors are flying as to Kim's whereabouts. Some have even speculated that his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, may be running the country in his Absence. Learn more about the life of Kim Jong Un, the young and eccentric North Korean leader.

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5. Kim Jong Un's father, the infamous North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, was a dictator who presided over the historically closed-off nation of North Korea for 17 years.

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