Ryu Mi-yong, North Korean politician, Died at 95


Ryu Mi Yong was born on February 14, 1921, and died on November 23, 2016.
She was the chairwoman of the North Korean Chondoist Chongu Party.
Ryu Mi-yong was a standing committee member of the 10th Supreme People’s Assembly.
Ryu Mi-yong was known as a defector from South Korea to the North.
Ryu and her husband Choe Deok-sin defected to the North in 1986.
During 2000, Ryu Mi-yong led a delegation of defectors to the South on an officially sanctioned reunion with family they left behind.
She had received the Order of Kim Il-sung, Order of Kim Jong-il and National Reunification Prize.
Ryu Mi-yong passed away at 95 years old.