|8th Premier of North Korea|
5 September 1998 – 3 September 2003
Acting: 21 February 1997 - 5 September 1998
|Preceded by||Kang Song-san|
|Succeeded by||Pak Pong-ju|
|Born||2 October 1929|
|Died||31 March 2009 (age 79)|
|Revised Romanization||Hong Seong-nam|
Hong Song-nam (2 October 1929 – 31 March 2009) was the Premier of North Korea from 1997 to 2003. He succeeded Kang Song-san. Born in Kangwon Province, he graduated from the Kim Il-sung University and studied electrical engineering at the Prague Technical Institute.
From 1954 he worked in the North Korean Ministry of Heavy Industry. In 1971-1973 he was Minister of Heavy Industry. From 1973-1975 he was Deputy Chairman of the Administrative Council of the DPRK. In 1973-1977 he was Chairman of the State Planning Commission. From 1982 to 1986 he was First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea of South Pyongan Province. In 1987-1990 he served as Deputy Chairman of the Administrative Council, the chairman of the State Planning Commission of the DPRK. From 1990-1997 he was deputy chairman of the Administrative Council (deputy premier).
- Hong Song-nam (March 1988). "To Expand and Strengthen the Production-Technology Foundations of Key Industries Is an Important Economic Construction Task in the Coming Year" (PDF). Kulloja. OCLC 9516938.
- — (September 1988). "Our Republic Is a Self-Reliant, Self-Supporting, and Self-Defending Socialist Power Which Brilliantly Embodies the Chuche Idea in All Fields of State Activity" (PDF). Kulloja. OCLC 9516938.
- (in Chinese) http://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=109054. Missing or empty
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