Xi Zhongxun

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xi (习).
Xi Zhongxun
习仲勋
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Xi in 1946
Vice Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee
In office
10 September 1980 – 15 March 1993
ChairmanWan Li
Secretary General of the State Council
In office
September 1954 – January 1965
PremierZhou Enlai
Preceded byLi Weihan
Succeeded byZhou Rongxin
Head of the CPC Propaganda Department
In office
January 1953 – July 1954
Party ChairmanMao Zedong
Preceded byLu Dingyi
Succeeded byLu Dingyi
Personal details
Born(1913-10-15)15 October 1913
Fuping County, Shaanxi, China
Died24 May 2002(2002-05-24) (aged 88)
Beijing, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Spouse(s)Hao Mingzhu
Qi Xin
Children7, including Qi Qiaoqiao and Xi Jinping

Xi Zhongxun (15 October 1913 – 24 May 2002) was a Chinese communist revolutionary and a political leader. He is thought to be among the first generation of Chinese leadership.[1]

He helped the founding of Communist guerrilla bases in northwestern China in the 1930s. He was imprisoned and purged several times. He was married to writer Qi Xin.

Personal life[change | change source]

Xi is also the father of Xi Jinping, the current General Secretary of the Communist Party and President of China and also Chairman of the Military Commission.

References[change | change source]

  1. Đình Nguyễn. "Tập Cận Bình – 'Lãnh đạo tương lai' của Trung Quốc" (in Vietnamese). Vnexpress. Retrieved 2010-10-19.

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