Hu Jintao

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Hu Jintao
胡锦涛
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
In office
15 November 2002 – 15 November 2012
Deputy Wu Bangguo
Wen Jiabao
Jia Qinglin
Li Changchun
Preceded by Jiang Zemin
Succeeded by Xi Jinping
Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission
In office
19 September 2004 – 15 November 2012
Deputy Xi Jinping
Guo Boxiong
Xu Caihou
Preceded by Jiang Zemin
Succeeded by Xi Jinping
President of the People's Republic of China
In office
15 March 2003 – 14 March 2013
Premier Wen Jiabao
Vice President Zeng Qinghong
Xi Jinping
Preceded by Jiang Zemin
Succeeded by Xi Jinping
Chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission
In office
13 March 2005 – 14 March 2013
Deputy Xi Jinping
Guo Boxiong
Xu Caihou
Preceded by Jiang Zemin
Succeeded by Xi Jinping
First Secretary of the Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of China
In office
19 October 1992 – 15 November 2002
General Secretary Jiang Zemin
Preceded by Hu Qili
Succeeded by Zeng Qinghong
Vice President of the People's Republic of China
In office
15 March 1998 – 15 March 2003
President Jiang Zemin
Preceded by Rong Yiren
Succeeded by Zeng Qinghong
First Secretary of the Communist Youth League of China
In office
December 1984 – November 1985
Preceded by Wang Zhaoguo
Succeeded by Song Defu
Personal details
Born 21 December 1942 (1942-12-21) (age 71)
Taizhou, Jiangsu
Political party Communist Party
Spouse(s) Liu Yongqing
Children Hu Haifeng
Hu Haiqing
Residence Zhongnanhai
Alma mater Tsinghua University
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Hu Jintao
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Hu Jintao (born 21 December 1942) is a former President of the People's Republic of China. He served from 2003 to 2013. Hu served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China from 2002 to 2012 and Chairman of the Central Military Commission from 2004 to 2012.

Hu was born in Taizhou, Jiangsu. Hu left office on 14 March 2013 and was succeeded by Xi Jinping.