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.

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.