Minisheet, 1995, stamped featuring Kim Hyong Gwon.
Kim Hyong Gwon (1905-1936) was a Korean revolutionary fighter and an active communist in the 1930s.. He is known for attacking a Japanese police station in Japanese occupied Korea and subsequently dying in Seoul’s Seodaemun Prison where he was serving his sentence.
Kim Hyong Gwon was an uncle of the founding North Korean leader, Kim Il Sung. As such, he is among the most celebrated of the Kim family members. Kimhyonggwon County in North Korea is named after him.