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Minisheet North Korea, Stamped, 1995. About the 83rd. Anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung 1912-1994.
Kim Il Sung (born 1912) was leader of North Korea from 1948 until 1994 when he died. He outlived Stalin by 4 decades, Mao Zedong with 2, and stayed in power long enough to outrun 6 South Korean presidents, 9 USA presidents and 21 Japanese prime ministers. After his death his son Kim Jong Il became the leader of North Korea.
The North Korean goverment to this day refers Kim Il Sung as the Supreme Leader and the Eternal President.
The image on the stamp is the site where Kim Il Sung was born and as such is of high importance to the citizens of the DPRK.
The complex consists of three areas, the house complex, a water well and then a viewing platform at the top of the hill.