Xiang Shouzhi

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Xiang in 1955
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiang.

Xiang Shouzhi (Chinese: 向守志; pinyin: Xiàng Shǒuzhì; November 28, 1917 – September 2, 2017) was a Chinese general and revolutionist.[1][2] He was born in Xuanhan County, Sichuan.

Xiang was promoted to the rank of major general (shao jiang) in 1955 and general (Shang jiang) in 1988. He was a member of the 11st National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the 12nd CPC Central Committee.[3]

Xiang died on September 2, 2017 in Nanjing, China of heart failure[source?] at the age of 99.

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  1. "Annual Meeting of the Seminar of China's history on world war two held in Shangyu". Shaoxing China.
  2. "Chinese find different ways to celebrate 60th National Day". sina. 2009-09-28.
  3. Zhang De and Chen Songhe (2007). 共和国老将军的情怀——访南京军区原司令员向守志上将. people.com.cn (in Chinese).