Jang Song Thaek




Age: 67


Summary: vice chairman of the National Defense Commission of North Korea and uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un who was opposed to Kim's rule and plotted his overthrow when North Korea announced that it had sentenced Jang to death by calling him a "traitor for all ages" after admitting to his crimes before a military tribunal.



Cause of Death: Executed by firing squad


Born: February 2, 1946


Died: December 12, 2013


Location: Pyongyang, North Korea