Choe Thae Bok

Choe Thae Bok

Member, CC KWP Political Bureau Presidium

CC KWP Secretary

Member, Party Central Committee (CC KWP)

Chairman and deputy, Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA)

Born: 6 December 1930, Nampo, South Pyongan


1950: baccalaurate, Kim il Sung University

1952: Leipzig College of Engineering (Germany)

1954: Research Institute, Moscow State University

Positions Held:

1961: Professor, Hamhung Chemical Engineering College

1965: Director, Research Institute, Hamhung Branch, National Academy of Science

1970: Appointed, Dean of the Faculty, Kim Chaek University of Technology

1973: Appointed, President, Kim Chaek University of Technology

1980: Appointed, Chair, Education Committee, State Administration Council

1981: Chairman, DPRK-Bulgaria Friendship Association

1982: Deputy, 7th SPA

1986: Deputy, 8th SPA

1986: Elected, CC KWP Secretary of Education

1990: Deputy, 9th SPA

Elected, Alternate Member, Political Bureau, CCKWP

1992: Appointed, Director, Science Education Department, CCKWP

1993: Chairman, Korean Solidarity Committee for the World’s People

Elected, Alternate Member, CC KWP Political Bureau

1994: Member, Kim il Sung Funeral Committee (#15)

1998: Deputy, 10th SPA

Chairman, 10th SPA

2003: Deputy, 11th SPA Representing North Hamgyong)

Chairman, 11th SPA

2004: Appointed, CC KWP International Secretary

2009: Deputy, 12th SPA

Chairman, 12th SPA

2010: Elected, Member, CC KWP Political Bureau Presidium


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