Zhou Enlai

Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai Full Name: Zhou Enlai
Nationality: Chinese

Profession: Premier of the People's Republic of China
Why Famous: First Premier of the People's Republic of China, serving from October 1949 until his death in January 1976. He was instrumental in consolidating the control of the Communist Party's rise to power, forming foreign policy, and developing the Chinese economy.

Born: March 5, 1898
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huai'an, China

Died: January 8, 1976 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Bladder cancer

Married Life

  • 1925-08-08 China's Premier Zhou Enlai (27) weds Deng Yingchao (21) in Guangzhou

Historical Events in the Life of Zhou Enlai

  • 1955-04-11 The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
  • 1972-02-22 US President Richard Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai in Beijing
  • 1972-02-27 US President Richard Nixon & Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai issued Shanghai Communique

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