North Korea Modern history

  • 1948

    North Korea Proclaimed a country
  • Korean War starts

    the Korean War begins between North and south Korea
  • Korean war "ends" with agreement

  • Period: to

    Rapid industrial growth

  • North Korea Joins the UN

  • Kim-Il- Sung dies, son takes power

  • Severe famine hits North Korea

  • Kim Il-song declared "eternal president"

  • Kim-il-Song meets with South Korean president for 1st time since the Korean war

  • North Korea Says it has enough material to make nuclear bombs world fears.

  • North Korea tests nuclear bombs

  • US removes North Korea from list of terriost countries in agreement to see nuclear plants

  • North Korea calls a end to hostile relations with the US

  • North Korea sink the South Korean submarine cheonan