Hu Yaobang


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Hu Yaobang

(ho͞o` you`bäng`), 1915–89, Chinese Communist political leader, b. Hunan prov. A protegé of Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
or Teng Hsiao-p'ing
, 1904–97, Chinese revolutionary and government leader, b. Sichuan prov. Deng became a member of the Chinese Communist party while studying in France (1920–25) and later (1926) attended Sun Yatsen Univ., Moscow.
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, Hu became general secretary of the Communist party in 1980 and party chairman in 1981, effectively replacing Hua GuofengHua Guofeng
or Hua Kuo-feng
, 1920–2008, Chinese Communist leader. He was relatively unknown until he became minister of public security and deputy premier in 1975. As Mao Zedong's designated heir, he became premier following Zhou Enlai's death (Jan.
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 as leader of the Communist party. In the wake of student demonstrations for greater democracy, to which he was thought to be sympathetic, he was forced to resign as party secretary in 1987. In 1989, upon his death, students renewed their protests in Tiananmen SquareTiananmen Square,
large public square in Beijing, China, on the southern edge of the Inner or Tatar City. The square, named for its Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen), contains the monument to the heroes of the revolution, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of
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Hu Yaobang

1915--89, Chinese statesman; leader of the Chinese Communist Party (1981--87)
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Our results show Hu Yaobang, Jiang Zemin, and Xi Jinping recruited faction members who shared native place, school, and work ties with them.
Xi attended Tsinghua University and as he rose through the ranks, he was sent to Zhengding and then to Fujian in the south of China by Hu Yaobang, the Party's leader at the time.
Two of Deng's handpicked and highly competent choices to become general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, Hu Yaobang (1980-87) and Zhao Ziyang (1987-89), lost his confidence because he regarded them as lax in enforcing domestic stability.
El presidente del pais y secretario general del Partido Comunista, Hu Jintao --sucesor de Chen Duxiu (1921-1927), Mao Tse-tung (1943-1976); Hu Yaobang (1980-1987), Zhao Ziyang (1987-1989) y Jiang Zemin (1989-2000)--, dijo: "Mirando hacia atras al progreso que ha experimentado China en estos 90 anos, podemos llegar a una conclusion fundamental: que la clave para dirigir de forma adecuada los asuntos de China reside en el partido", en la solemne ceremonia desarrollada en el Gran Palacio del Pueblo.
The protests began with a march by students in memory of former party leader Hu Yaobang, who had died a week before.
The Tienanmen uprising of 1989 occurred because the authorities refused to permit the people to mourn the passing of the reformist Hu Yaobang.
Last week, I wrote in my blog that the death of the dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, just like the death of Chinese leader Hu Yaobang in 1989, could portend a decisive new development in the national struggle between Iranian hardliners and reformers.
There were series of demonstrations by Chinese youth mostly students beginning April 1989, sparked by the death of Hu Yaobang, Secretary General of the Communist Party of China (CPC) revered for calls for rapid reforms.
The 1989 protests began in April after the death of the liberal reformer Hu Yaobang.
Kate was one of the fewWestern reporters to witness the killings as 100,000 people mourned the death pro-democracy campaigner Hu Yaobang and called for economic and political reform.
4) However, power succession during the Deng era also did not go smoothly, as evidenced by the ousting of Hu Yaobang and Zhao Ziyang by irregular political means.
Este modo de hablar es un eco de campanas similares realizadas por Deng Xiaoping al final de los anos '70 cuando, con su colaborador Hu Yaobang, diseno un ingenioso golpe contra Hua Guofeng --el sucesor que Mao Zedong habia elegido a dedo-- y lanzo un debate nacional para afirmar que "la practica es el unico criterio para probar la verdad" y asi pedia emancipar la mente.