5th Secretariat of the Workers' Party of Korea

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The 5th Secretariat of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), officially the Secretariat of the 5th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea, was elected by the 1st Plenary Session of the 5th Central Committee on 13 November 1970.[1]

Members

Rank Name Hangul 4th SEC 6th SEC Left office Duration Positions
1 Kim Il-sung 김일성 Old Reelected 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days General Secretary of the WPK Central Committee
2 Choe Yong-gon 최용건 Old Dead 19 September 1976 5 years and 311 days
3 Kim Il 김일 Old Demoted 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days
4 Kim Yong-ju 김영주 Old Removed 13 February 1974 3 years and 92 days
5 O Jin-u 오진우 New Demoted 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days
6 Kim Tong-gyu 김동규 New Purged 13 December 1977 7 years and 30 days
7
Kim Chung-nin
김중린 Old Reelected 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days
8 Han Ik-su 한익수 New Dead 5 September 1978 7 years and 296 days
9 Hyon Mu-gwang 현무광 New Demoted 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days
10 Yang Hyong-sop 양형섭 Old Demoted 14 October 1980 9 years and 336 days
References:
[1][2][3]

Add ons

Name Hangul 6th SEC Took office Left office Duration Positions
Kim Jong-il 김정일 Reelected 17 September 1973 14 October 1980 7 years and 27 days
Hwang Jang-yop 황장엽 Reelected 2 December 1979 14 October 1980 317 days

References

Citations

  1. ^ a b Suh 1981, p. 329.
  2. ^ Suh 1981, p. 328.
  3. ^ Suh 1981, p. 332.

Bibliography

Books:

  • Lankov, Andrey (2002). From Stalin to Kim Il Sung: The Formation of North Korea, 1945–1960. .
  • Scalapino, Robert; Lee, Chong-sik (1972). Communism in Korea: The Movement. University of California Press.
    ISBN 978-0520020801.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link
    )
  • Suh, Dae-sook (1981). Korean Communism 1945–1980: A Reference Guide to the Political System (1st ed.). .

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