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Kim Jong-Il Through The Years

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that the North Korean dictator died of fatigue yesterday morning during a 17 hour train ride. This is his life in images.

Posted on December 18, 2011, at 10:35 p.m. ET

Family

Kim Jong-Il as a child with his father and mother
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Kim Jong-Il as a child with his father and mother

Kim Il-Sung talking to his son Kim Jong-Il
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Kim Il-Sung talking to his son Kim Jong-Il

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Kim Jong-Il with Kim Il-Sung
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Kim Jong-Il with Kim Il-Sung

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Kim Jong-Il looking at Kim Jong-Un
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Kim Jong-Il looking at Kim Jong-Un

With The Military

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With Foreign Leaders

Kim Jong-Il with Chinese President Hu Jintao
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Kim Jong-Il with Chinese President Hu Jintao

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright with Kim Jong-Il
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Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright with Kim Jong-Il

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Again, Kim Jong-Il with Madeleine Albright
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Again, Kim Jong-Il with Madeleine Albright

Kim Jong-Il with former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun
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Kim Jong-Il with former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun with Kim Jong-Il
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Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun with Kim Jong-Il

(Reuters)Kim Jong-Il with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
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Kim Jong-Il with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

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Kim Jong-Il with former President Bill Clinton
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Kim Jong-Il with former President Bill Clinton

Looking At Things

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Bizarre Painting That Hangs In The Foreign Ministry

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Saying Goodbye

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