Yun Jong-rin

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Yun Jong-rin
Chosŏn'gŭl 윤정린
Hancha 尹正麟
Revised Romanization Yun Jeongnin
McCune–Reischauer Yun Chŏngnin

Yun Jong-rin is a general of the Korean People's Army Ground Force. He is serving as the commander of North Korea's Supreme Guard Command since 2010.[1][2]

The force is responsible for the personal protection of the ruling Kim family.[3][4] He is also a member of the Workers' Party of Korea and its Central Military Commission.[5]


  1. ^ North Korea Leadership Watch
  2. ^ Profiles of NK leadership in NY Times
  3. ^ Dong-A Ilbo, "NK leader rushes to defense command after Gadhafi`s death", [1]
  4. ^ article (rare: still refers to Jang Song Thaek"Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 27, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ Political Hierarchy of North Korea