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Hu Yaobang

General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Hu Yaobang
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Profession: General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party

Nationality:
China
Chinese

Born: November 20, 1915
Birthplace: Liuyang, Hunan, Republic of China

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: April 15, 1989 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

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Historical Events

  • 1981-06-29 Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

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