The Life And Death Of Jiang Zemin

Do you know Jiang Zemin? Are you aware of his death? Read here to know about his life and death.

A Brief History Of Jiang Zemin:

On August 17,1926 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, China. Jiang Zemin grew up during the years of Japanese occupation. His uncle and his foster father, Jiang Shangqing, died when he battled with the Japanese in 1939 and is considered in Jiang Zemin’s time to be a national hero. After Shangqing’s death, Zemin became his male heir.

Jiang Zamin graduated in the year 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in National Central University.Jiang joined the Chinese Communist Party when he was in college.After the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, Jiang received his training at the Stalin Automobile Works in Moscow in the 1950s .He also worked for Changchun’s First Automobile Works. Jiang Zamin returned to Shanghai in the year 1962 and became the became the deputy director of the Shanghai Electric Research Institute.

Jiang joined the CCP in 1946 and graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University the following year with a degree in electrical engineering. He worked in several factories as an engineer before receiving further technical training in the Soviet Union about 1955. He subsequently headed technological research institutes in various parts of China. In 1980 Jiang became vice minister of the state commission on imports and exports. Two years later he became vice minister of the electronics industry and from 1983 to 1985 was its minister. He had meanwhile become a member of the Central Committee of the CCP in 1982. Named mayor of Shanghai in 1985, he joined the Political Bureau in 1987.

The Chinese leadership was reshuffled following the forceful suppression of demonstrations in Beijing and elsewhere in 1989, with Jiang succeeding Zhao Ziyang as general secretary of the CCP. He was a compromise choice who combined a commitment to continued free-market economic reforms with a determination to preserve the CCP’s monopoly on political power. Also in 1989 he succeeded Deng Xiaoping as chairman of the party’s Central Military Commission. In 1993 he became president of China, elected by the National People’s Congress.

With Deng’s death in 1997, Jiang became paramount leader and consolidated his power. He began to reduce the state’s ownership and control of some of China’s 300,000 industries, beginning with a privatization plan in 1997. During the late 1990s Jiang attempted to improve the country’s uneasy relationship with the United States. In 1997 he participated in the first U.S.-China summit in almost a decade, and at a follow-up meeting in 1998 he openly discussed his human rights record, which had been criticized by the West.

His Leadership:

His leadership brought economic development in the early 1900s. He expanded reforms begun by his predecessor, Deng Xiaoping, that transformed the Chinese economy and society by allowing elements of a free-market economy, such private ownership of businesses. At the same time, he ensured that the Chinese Communist party (CCP) kept its strong control of the government. Jiang Zemin served as general secretary of the CCP from 1989 to 2002 and as president of China from 1993 to 2003.


His Death

On November 30,2022 , Jiang Zamin died of Leukemia and multiple organ failure in city of Shanghai according to state media.

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