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Hu Jintao

Paramount Leader of China Hu Jintao

Profession: Paramount Leader of China

Nationality:
China
Chinese

Why Famous: General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from 2002 to 2012.

His tenure was characterized by collective leadership and consensus-based, technocratic rule.

Born: December 21, 1942
Birthplace: Taizhou, Jiangsu, China
Age: 78 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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Historical Events

  • 2002-11-15 Hu Jintao becomes the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
  • 2003-03-15 Hu Jintao becomes President of the People's Republic of China

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