Workers' Party Of North Korea
The Workers Party of North Korea (Korean: 북조선로동당) (1946–1949) was a communist party in North Korea, a predecessor of the current Workers' Party of Korea. It was founded at a congress on August 28–30, 1946, by the merger of the North Korea Bureau of the Communist Party of Korea and the New People's Party. Kim Tu-bong, the leader of the New People's Party, was elected Chairman of the party. Vice Chairmen of the party were Chu Nyong-ha and Kim Il-sung. At the time of establishment, the party is believed to have had about 366 000 members organized in around 12,000 party cells.
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