Du Runsheng

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Du Runsheng (Chinese: 杜润生; pinyin: Dù Rùnshēng; July 18, 1913 – October 9, 2015) was a Chinese military officer, revolutionary leader, politician, and economist.[1] He was described as "China's father of rural reform".[1]

Du was a member of the 12th and 13th National People's Congress and a member of the Central Advisory Commission from 1987 through 1992.[2]

He was born in Taigu County, Shanxi. He died in Beijing, China, at the age of 102.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Gao Yu (2012-09-04). "Du Runsheng: Enduring Symbol of Rural Reform". Caixin.
  2. “中国农村改革之父”杜润生逝世 享年102岁. 163.com (in Chinese). 2015-10-09.[permanent dead link]