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Kim Jong-Un's 33rd Birthday: 9 Things He's Done That You Haven't

08/01/2016 08:57 GMT | Updated 08/01/2016 10:59 GMT

Kim Jong-Un is 33 today but you'd be forgiven for not reaching for the bunting and slapping a first-class stamp on an oversized novelty card.

The North Korean leader's reputation is erratic at best and downright evil in a am-I-actually-watching-a-James-Bond-film-baddie kind of way at worst.

Human Rights Watch describes North Korea as "among the most harshly repressive countries in the world".

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33 today. Maybe he'll celebrate by eating a puppy.

They add: "A 2014 UN Commission of Inquiry found that abuses in North Korea were without parallel in the contemporary world.

"They include extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions, and other sexual violence."

But let's not be too harsh - the doughy-faced 'Dear Leader' has achieved a remarkable amount in a relatively short time on this Earth, even if most of it would get you locked up for a very long time over here....

9 Things Kim Jong-Un Did Before Age 33 That You Definitely Didn't


9 Things Kim Jong-Un Did Before Age 33 That You Definitely Didn't