Who has ruled north korea since 1948?
North Korea has been communist since it was founded in 1948.
North Korea has consistently had the same communist government since independence in 1948. Prior to independence, North Korea had never had a communist government before.
Since 1948, same as North Korea. South Korea's current government was established in 1987.
Since South Korea was founded in 1948. In fact, the U.S. basically created South Korea while the Soviet Union was creating North Korea.
North Korea was part of the Japanese Imperial Empire from 1910 till 1945 when it surrendered its Korean colony to the victorious allies. The Communist Soviets occupied North Korea and the United States and western powers occupied the South. The Soviets and Americans gave the korean nations independence in 1948, North Korea being influenced by the Soviet Union. Since 1948 North Korea has been governed by the a Communist Dictatorship. Kim Jong Sung was the… Read More
North and South Korea divided in 1948.
north Korea became an official country in 1948
North Korea and South Korea (separated in 1948).
Countries which were established in 1948 include Burma (Myanmar), Sri Lanka, North Korea, South Korea, and Israel.
No. North Korea and South Korea were united until 1948. After then Korea was split in to these two parts.
North Korea was given independence from the Soviet Union on the 9th September 1948.
Korea was splited in 1948; at that time it was split into South Korea and North Korea. Resulting in the korean war to this very day... their technically still against each other.
The state was established in 1948.
North Korea became a country in 1948. 1871 would be during Korea's Joseon Dynasty.
1948 for both
North Korea gained its independence on Oct 3 1945 South Korea was founded on August 15, 1948.
People's Republic of China (since 1949) Cuba (Cuban Revolution in 1959, socialist state declared in 1961) Laos (since 1975) Vietnam (since 1976) North Korea (since 1948); Korean Worker's party
The division was made in 1945, but it wasn't formalized into two separate countries until 1948.
After world War II, that finished on 1945 , in 1948 Korea was spilt into two separate nations, North Korea and South Korea
A number of States as diverse as Israel, North Korea, and Myanmar all declared independence in 1948.
Yes. South Korea has had a president ever since the establishment of the First Republic of Korea on 1948 August 15, after World War II.
It didn't. North and South Korea both declared independence in 1948. Neither country seceded from the other, but the country was divided into two distinct occupation zones by the US and Soviets in 1945.
India & Pakistan. North & South Korea.
There is no currently agreed upon event called "the North Korean genocide". If you are talking about the repressive actions of the Kim Dynasty, which are properly considered a democide and not a genocide, it would be accurate to say that Kim Il-Sung inherited power from a peaceful transition from the Soviet-occupied portion of Korea. The Soviets occupied northern Korea from 1945-1948. Prior to this, it had been part of the Japanese colony of Korea… Read More
The Soviet Union backed the formation of North Korea, while the Americans backed the formation of South Korea. The People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) started under the name of Kim Il Sung on 1 May 1948. Stalin was in charge of the USSR back then, so you can say he also had some footing in the birth of the communist country.
Became the president of South Korea in 1948 when North and South Korea set up their own governments?
Seung Man Lee (이승만) was president at that time. He is also the first president of Korea.
Korea was liberated in 1945, than in 1948 it was sivided into half making a south Korea and a north Korea.south Korea was a democracy and the north was a reddy dog(communist).than in 1950 June 26th the Korean war started lol.than after i don't know.
Kim II-Sung was leader from 1948-1994(death)
After divided by The USA and USSR both North and South Korean governments were established in 1948.
He is the Supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (also known as North Korea). He is the Chairman of the National Defense Commission, Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, and General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (the ruling party since 1948). He succeeded his father Kim Il-sung, founder of North Korea, who died in 1994, and commands the fourth largest standing army in the world. North Korea officially refers… Read More
1948. Originally Korea was a ruled by kingship, then Japan annexed Korea from 1919 to 1945. After Japanese surrender in 1945, the country was occupied by former Soviet Union and the US. There was discussion among winners of WWII about what to do about Korea. The former Soviet Union want to get the trusteeship of Korea in order to expand communism influence, but the US wanted to get the trusteeship of Korea in order to… Read More
The country was split by the United Nations after WWII (mainly by the Soviet Union and the United States). It was held by Japan during WWII and after the UN split the country into two. The north being held by Soviet troops and south By US troops. By 1948 nether country could agree on how to make it one country and in the end the north turned to communism and the south to a more… Read More
United Nations-supervised election held in the south in 1948, which led to the creation of separate Korean governments ...
The History of South Korea formally begins with the establishment of South Korea on 15 August 1948. In the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korea which ended with Japan's defeat in World War II in 1945, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel in accordance with a United Nations arrangement, to be administered by the Soviet Union in the north and the United States in the south. (Wikipedia).
Kim Il-Sung had several distinct positions in the Anti-Japanese Korean Communists from 1930-1948 -- However, which organizations he joined and in which positions is in dispute. Once becoming the leader of North Korea held the following positions: Eternal President of the Republic September 9, 1948 - Forever (although he died on July 8, 1994) President of North Korea December 28, 1972 - July 8, 1994 Prime Minister of North Korea September 9, 1948 - December… Read More
Korea was divided into two countries: North Korea (a strictly Communist country) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). The southern zone was formed from the zone occupied by the US forces after WWII in 1948, at the 38th parallel.
Jordan 1946,India, Pakistan 1947 Burma, North & South Korea 1948.
In 1945 Korea became indipendent from Japan. But right after that, USSR and US decided to put Korea under the trustee. Half north was under the USSR, and half south was under the US. Actually trustee wasn't realized but it is true north was in the control of USSR and south was in the control of US. In 1948, all efforts to become one were failed and there was a general election in ONLY south… Read More
South Korea has participated in every Olympics since 1948 (the year the country was founded), with the exception of the winter games in 1952 and the summer games in 1980.
The division of Korea into two states took place after WW2. Korea had been controlled by Japan since 1905. When the Soviet Union declared war on Japan in 1945 it quickly occupied Korea. After the surrender of Japan in 1945 the southern half of Korea was almost immediately turned over to US control. The United States had been at war with Japan since 1941. The Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union resulted… Read More
Several different countries became independent in 1948. Burma declared independence from the UK on January 4, 1948. Sri Lanka declared independence from the UK on February 4, 1948. Israel declared independence from the UK on May 14, 1948. North Korea separated from Soviet control on September 9, 1948.
At the end of World War II, the USSR established a pro-communist government based in Pyongyang and then withdrew in 1948. Communist tradition has stayed in North Korea even after the Soviets left, and is still the prevalent form of government in the country up to the present.
After the Japanese surrender of WWII, the Americans and the Soviets occupied Korea. The Americans occupied southern part of Korea, while the Soviets entered Korea from their border and occupied the northern part of Korea. The Americans then invited Syngman Rhee back to the American-occupied Korea to become President. Meanwhile the Soviets created a puppet government whose chairman is Kim Il-Sung (who will be future supreme dictator of North Korea very soon). Syngman Rhee then… Read More
The US had a direct occupation of southern Korea between 1945 (when Japan surrendered and withdrew from Korea) until 1948 (when the Republic of Korea a.k.a. South Korea declared independence). The US has consistently assisted the Republic of Korea with its military problems, but has not exerted direct control or clandestine control, such as the US has in many Latin American countries. The Democratic Republic of Korea a.k.a. North Korea has never been under US… Read More
The five current communist countries are: China(1949) Cuba(1961) North Korea(1948) Vietnam(1976) Laos(1975)
Rhee Syng-Man was President or the Republic of Korea (South Korea) from 24 July 1948 until 27 April 1960. Kim Il-Sung was the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) from 9 September 1948 to 28 December 1972 until he became President from 28 December 1972 until the present day. (He remains President of the DPRK even though he died in 1994.) There was no position of President in the DPRK prior… Read More
It was called Gojoseon until 1897 when it became Korea. It was under Japanese rule from 1910 to 1945 and split into North and South Korea in 1948. No, Gojoseon was founded in 2333 BC and lasted until 108 BC. Then came the Proto-Three Kingdoms era, then the Three Kingdoms, then Unified Silla & Balhae, then was split into 3 again, then came GORYEO (where the present day English name Korea comes from), then Joseon… Read More
After World War II, the U.S. and Britain set up a pro-West side in South Korea and the Soviet Union set up communism in the North. The 38th parallel divides the North and the South. The failure to hold free elections in 1948 led to deeper divisions between the North and South. At the Potsdam conference, the Allies decided to split up Korea (without telling them). The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South… Read More
Answer 1 The history of North Korea formally begins with the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in 1948. In the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korea which ended with Japan's defeat in World War II in 1945, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel in accordance with a United Nations arrangement, to be administered by the Soviet Union in the north and the United States in the south. The Soviets… Read More