PNG images: Kim Jong-un
Kim Jong-un born between 8 January 1982 and 8 January 1984) has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2011. The Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), he is the second child of Kim Jong-il (1941–2011) and Ko Yong-hui. He is the first North Korean leader to have been born after the country's founding. Before taking power, Kim was rarely seen in public, and many of the activities of Kim and his government remain unknown. Even details such as what year he was born, and whether he did indeed attend a Western school under a pseudonym, are difficult to confirm.