After 46 years a German woman has discovered that her husband (who was ordered back to North Korea 46 ago) is still alive. She has lived in Germany since then and has raised their kids. German Woman Seeks Reunion with North Korean Husband | Germany | Deutsche Welle | 22.08.2007 Apparently it is extremely hard to find out anything about anybody living in North Korea. The country is extremely closed to any outside contact. It will be interesting to see what becomes of this.