Chi Haotian

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Chi Haotian
迟浩田
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Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission
In office
Party Commission:
28 September 1995 – 15 November 2002
State Commission:
28 March 1993 – 5 March 2003
ChairmanJiang Zemin
Minister of National Defence
In office
March 1993 – 17 March 2003
PremierLi Peng
Zhu Rongji
Preceded byQin Jiwei
Succeeded byCao Gangchuan
Personal details
Born (1929-07-01) 1 July 1929 (age 89)
Zhaoyuan, Shandong Province, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Military service
AllegiancePeople's Republic of China
Branch/servicePeople's Liberation Army
Years of service1946–present
RankPLA General.svg General

General Chi Haotian (simplified Chinese: 迟浩田; traditional Chinese: 遲浩田; pinyin: Chí Hàotián; born July 1929) is a Chinese general of the People's Liberation Army. In May-June, 1989, Chi played an important role in directing the military's enforcement of martial law in Beijing to suppress the Tiananmen Square Protests in the national capital.

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