Full Name: Zhou Enlai
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.
- 1925-08-08 China's Premier Zhou Enlai (27) weds Deng Yingchao (21) in Guangzhou
- 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