Ri Kun-mo, also translated as Ri Gun-mo (5 April 1926[1][2] – 2001)[3][4] was a North Korean politician. He was Prime Minister from 29 December 1986 to 12 December 1988, when he was replaced, reportedly due to poor health.[5] He succeeded Kang Song-san. His successor was Yon Hyong-muk.

Ri Kun-mo
Ri Kun-mo portrait.jpg
6th Premier of North Korea
In office
29 December 1986 – 12 December 1988
Preceded byKang Song-san
Succeeded byYon Hyong-muk
Personal details
Born(1926-04-05)5 April 1926
South Pyongan Province, Japanese Korea
Died2001 (aged 74–75)
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
리근모
Hancha
Revised RomanizationI Geunmo
McCune–ReischauerRi Kŭnmo

In 1998 he was nominated Chief Secretary for North Hamgyong Province,[6] but he was removed in 2001[7] and presumably died shortly thereafter.[8]

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  1. ^ "KBS WORLD Radio".
  2. ^ "Ri Kun-mo". CyberNK.
  3. ^ 북서 단행된 올해 주요 인사
  4. ^ Source for death
  5. ^ "Press release of Li Gun Mo's replacement 12 December 1988". Britannica Online. Britannica. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  6. ^ G.S. Kim Jong Il gives on-site guidance to Songjin Steel Complex
  7. ^ 北, 함북도당 책임비서에 홍석형 임명
  8. ^ 북서 단행된 올해 주요 인사