People's Committee of North Korea

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

People’s Committee of North Korea


the supreme executive body of people’s power in North Korea from February 1947 to September 1948. It was subordinate and accountable to the People’s Assembly of North Korea.

In 1947 the People’s Committee of North Korea adopted the first national economic plan in the history of North Korea; the plan was successfully carried out. The People’s Committee relinquished its authority when the government of the Korean Democratic People’s Republic was formed.


Konstitutsiia i osnovnye zakonodatel’nye akty Koreiskoi Narodno-Demo-kraticheskoi Respubliki. Moscow, 1952. Pages 382–86. (Translated from Korean.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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