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Kim Chaek (Kim Hong-gye) was born on 14 August, 1903 in Sŏngjin, Haksong County, North Hamgyong Province, Korean Empire, is a politician. Discover Kim Chaek's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 48 years old?

Popular As Kim Hong-gye
Occupation N/A
Age 48 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 14 August 1903
Birthday 14 August
Birthplace Sŏngjin, Haksong County, North Hamgyong Province, Korean Empire
Date of death (1951-01-31)
Died Place N/A
Nationality North Korea

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Children Kim Kuk-thae

Kim Chaek Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
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He was awarded North Korea's National Reunification Prize in 1998.


A Japanese history of the Kim Il-sung family claims that Kim Chaek was purged when he was found responsible for the failure at the Inchon landing, and died in January 1951 after an American military air raid bombing or was assassinated following a power struggle. Kim Il-sung's memoir With the Century states instead that Kim died of heart failure after a long night of work.


Kim Chaek was born in Sŏngjin, North Hamgyong, Korea, in 1903. He and his family fled to Manchuria after Korea was colonized by Japan. In 1927, Kim joined the Communist Party of China and the Anti-Japanese movement to oppose the Japanese occupation. He was imprisoned for his resistance activities. After his release from prison, Kim joined the Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army in 1935 and fought alongside Kim Il-sung. He fled to the Soviet Union to escape the Japanese conquest of the partisans in 1940. He lived in Khabarovsk where he met with Kim Il-sung and formed the 88th Special Brigade. After the Soviet invasion of Manchuria, he returned to Korea along with the Soviet Army in 1945. On September 9, 1948, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was established, Kim became the industry minister and deputy prime minister under Kim Il-sung. He was appointed number 2 Committee Vice Chairman in the Workers' Party of Korea. In the Korean War, he was a commander of the North Korean troops on the front lines.


Kim Chaek (Korean: 김책; Hanja: 金策, 14 August 1903 – 31 January 1951) was a North Korean revolutionary, military general, and politician. His real name was Kim Hong-gye (김홍계; 金洪啓).