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  Jiang Zemin Biography from Who2.com
Jiang earned a university degree in electrical engineering and began his career in the Communist Party while still a student.
He became General Secretary of the Communist Party of China in June 1989, cementing his position as the protege of and heir apparent to Deng Xiaoping.
Jiang became President of the People's Republic of China in 1993, and assumed full leadership upon Deng's 1997 death.
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  Jiang Zemin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to some sources, Jiang Zemin's father, Jiang Shixi was a traitor to the Japanese during the War of Resistance Against Japan (1937–1945) and subsequently fabricated his early family history, claiming to be the adopted son of a Communist Party martyr in order to climb the echelons of the Communist Party.
Jiang was elevated to national politics in 1987, automatically becoming a member of the CPC Central Committee because it is customarily dictated that the Mayor of Shanghai would also have the Central Committee position in Beijing.
Jiang's Theory of Three Represents justified the incorporation of the new capitalist business class into the party, and changed the founding ideology of the CPC from protection of the peasantry and workers to that of the "overwhelming majority of the people", a euphemism aimed at including the growing enterpreneurial class.
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 Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin (born August 17, 1926) (江澤民;) is a Chinese politician and statesman.
Jiang was a member of the Communist student underground, achieving party membership in 1946, and graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Jiang was a compromise candidate chosen by Deng Xiaoping, Li Peng, Chen Yun[?], and the retired elders on March 27, 1993 to replace the more liberal Zhao Ziyang, who was considered too conciliatory to student protestors.
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 Jiang Yanyong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jiang Yanyong (Traditional Chinese: 蔣彥永, Simplified Chinese: 蒋彦永, Hanyu Pinyin: Jiǎng Yànyǒng, Wade-Giles: Chiang Yen-yung) (born 4 October 1931) is a Chinese physician from Beijing who publicized a coverup of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in China.
Many sources have indicated that while a number of high level members believed that Jiang should have been ignored, that his arrest was the result of personal intervention of Jiang Zemin (no relation), who as Chairman of the Central Military Commission ordered the arrest of Jiang Yanyong on the grounds of violating military discipline.
Jiang is the cousin of Chiang Yan-shih, a high-ranking Kuomintang official who once served as Secretary-General to the President of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
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 BookRags: Jiang Zemin Biography
Jiang Zemin was born in July 1926 in Yangzhou city, Jiangsu Province, a small town on the banks of the Chang River west of Shanghai.
In June 1989, in the aftermath of the Beijing massacre, Jiang was chosen elder statesman by Deng Xiaoping to succeed the disgraced Zhao Ziyang as the general secretary of the CCP.
Jiang's pursuit of stability had failed to solve such domestic problems as unemployment and social security; and many people were concerned about corruption, the country's poorly functioning legal system and their lack of voice in government--there was even a desire on the part of some to expand local elections to higher levels of government.
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 Jiang Zemin - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In foreign policy, Jiang’s government sought to improve relations with its powerful neighbors Russia and India, as well as the United States, and to assert China’s position as the representative of developing countries in the United Nations Security Council and other international organizations.
Jiang’s diplomatic successes included the peaceful transition of Hong Kong from British to Chinese sovereignty in July 1997 and the summit meeting with Bill Clinton in October 1997.
In domestic affairs, Jiang concentrated on establishing his power base in the military, demoting rivals, and promoting political allies.
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 Jiang Zemin
President and Communist party chairman Jiang Zemin was born on August 17, 1926, in Yangzhou, as the third of five children of a writer and electrician and a peasant mother.
It is not a narrow biography of its leader (from Jiang's accession to the post as China's Communist Party General Secretary in 1989 to mid-1998), but a broad analysis of key figures and leadership in China, of their political, economic and social ideas and policies.
Zemin's rise to power is, according to him, due to his ability to please everybody, to have no enemies.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo5/zemin.htm   (1268 words)

 Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin was born into an intellectual family in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, in eastern China.
Jiang's career shifted from technical administration to government in 1980 when he became vice minister of the national commissions on foreign investment and on imports and exports.
Jiang rose to supreme power and subsequently consolidated that power partly because of Deng's confidence in him, but also because he had cultivated good relations with the military and with retired party leaders of Deng's generation.
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 CNN In-Depth Specials - Visions of China - Profiles: Jiang Zemin
Jiang's status as the adopted son of a revolutionary martyr would open doors for him throughout his career.
Jiang was made a full member of the Politburo in 1987, and two years later he won the favor of China's paramount leader, Deng Xiaoping, by supporting the suppression of the student-led pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square.
Jiang's high-level exchanges with U.S. officials have given him a chance to shine on the international stage and indulge his interest in American culture and technology.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/1999/china.50/inside.china/profiles/jiang.zemin   (784 words)

 Jiang Zemin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jiang's father was an educator, but, because of a twist of fate, he did not grow up with his immediate family.
Jiang seems to have used his tenure as Shanghai mayor to build political alliances favorable to himself among the Chinese, and to enhance his reputation among foreigners as a man on the rise.
Jiang's policy, like that of his mentor, is to effect market reforms while keeping the country politically and socially conservative.
www.bergen.org /AAST/Projects/ChinaHistory/jiang.htm   (534 words)

 CNN - Jiang Zemin - June 2, 1999
Jiang did not order the crackdown; he was installed in power by the man who did, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping.
An uncle had joined the underground Communist Party and was killed in combat, and Jiang's father gave Jiang up for adoption to become the slain man's son so that branch of the family could have a male heir.
Jiang seems to have used his tenure as Shanghai mayor to build political alliances favorable to himself among the Chinese, and to enhance his reputation in the international community as a man on the rise.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/asiapcf/9906/02/tiananmen/jiang.profile/index.html   (430 words)

 Jiang Zemin information - Search.com
Jiang, fluent in Romanian and Russian, and somewhat capable of engaging foreign dignitaries with his grounding in Japanese, French, and English language and literature, had served as Ambassador to Romania.
Jiang was elevated to national politics in 1987, automatically becoming a member of the CPC Central Committee because it is customarily dictated that the Mayor of Shanghai would also have the Central Committee position in Beijing.
Jiang remained chairman of the Central Military Commission, and six out of the nine new members of Standing Committee, Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Zeng Qinghong, Huang Ju, Wu Guanzheng, and Li Changchun are linked to Jiang's so-called "Shanghai Clique." The 22-member Politburo is elected by the Party's central committee.
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 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Profile: Jiang Zemin
Mr Jiang's rise to power stemmed from a politburo purge of liberal leaders in 1989, after the ruthless suppression of the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square.
Not regarded as an innovative statesman, Mr Jiang is a facilitator whose main priority in power was to maintain social stability, continuing with gradual economic reforms and thus ensuring the Communist Party remained in power.
Jiang Zemin was born to an intellectual family and graduated as an electrical engineer.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/1832448.stm   (646 words)

 Stefan Landsberger's Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages--Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin was born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, in 1926.
Jiang was picked by Deng Xiaoping to replace Zhao Ziyang as CCP general secretary in the days preceding the Tian'anmen Incident in June 1989.
Jiang used the years he was in waiting to strengthen his personal power base, which at the outset was virtually non-existent.
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 Jiang Zemin, Who's Who in China
Jiang Zemin, born on 17 August 1926, is a native of Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province.
Jiang was born to an intellectual family in Yangzhou, a historically and culturally famous city at the lower reaches of China's Yangtze River.
Jiang is fully aware that in order to carry out the modernization drive in a big country with a population of 1.2 billion, social stability is a prerequisite.
www.chinatoday.com /who/j/jiangzemin.htm   (2338 words)

 Association for Asia Research- Jiang Zemin's influence
Jiang took advantage of removing his former colleague Chen Xitong from his post to promote Jia, and relied on Jia to turn the “water-proof” independent kingdom—Beijing—into a chess board dictated at will by Jiang.
Huang Ju was nominated by Jiang Zemin and is 100% a member of the “Shanghai Gang” that belongs to Jiang Zemin.
Despite that Jiang Zemin did not demonstrate any dignity in handing over the power this time and intends to hold onto power, the blessing is that this 16th CCP conference did not make the same regulation as in the 13th CCP conference that major issues need to be reported to Jiang Zemin or other old-timers.
www.asianresearch.org /articles/1104.html   (2632 words)

 The Epoch Times | The Real Story of Jiang Zemin
Sunday, October 02, 2005 10:05:00 PM In parallel with the practices Jiang Zemin and his son have used to embezzle China’s public funds, schools across the nation have, in the Jiang Zemin Era, similarly become bent on profiteering.
Wednesday, September 14, 2005 9:02:00 PM After Jiang Zemin was sued in Chicago he quickly grew preoccupied with the question of how to handle Falun Gong’s litigation efforts.
Sunday, September 04, 2005 9:01:00 PM The year 2002 was a gloomy one for Jiang Zemin, who from the start was haunted by the fear of losing power and having his crimes exposed.
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 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Analysis: Jiang Zemin's departure
His philosophy has underpinned China's opaque and secretive political system and, for this reason, Jiang Zemin's decision to stand down as army chief three years ahead of schedule marks the real handover of authority.
In a letter read out on state television, Jiang Zemin said he was standing down for the good of the party, the state and the armed forces.
One of the biggest remaining questions is whether Mr Jiang is truly retiring from politics, or whether he intends to become a political puppet master behind the scenes.
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 Yes90 tviNews S90 10Jiang Zemin The President of the People's Republic of China and Head of the Chinese Communist Party ...
Jiang Zemin was elected General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, and became President of the People's Republic of China
The books are a testament to Jiang's hybrid persona during his time in office as leader of a communist dictatorship that crushed any challenge to its monopoly on power and a globe-trotting bon vivant.
Jiang served as an associate engineer, head of a workshop and deputy director of a factory in Shanghai.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- China's Jiang Zemin to resign from last government post
Jiang, who holds the largely symbolic title of chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, has asked for permission to resign at the next meeting of the nation's legislature, the agency said.
Jiang, 78, already stepped down from his more powerful position as the head of the Communist Party's Central Military Commission in September.
Jiang may still exert political influence as an elder statesman, Wang said, but not to the extent that Deng Xiaoping did after he had given up his government posts.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20041229-0128-china-jiangzemin.html   (340 words)

 Jiang Zemin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Trained as an electrical engineer, Jiang joined the party in 1946, was an industrial executive, and became minister of the Chinese electronics industry in 1983.
Regarded as a political pragmatist, Jiang consolidated power, extended Deng’s economic reforms, and brought about the admission of private business owners into the party’s membership.
Jiang retained his positions on the military commissions until Sept., 2004.
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 Jiang Zemin Visit
Human rights is certain to be a dominant subject when Jiang, China's president and Communist Party chief, next weekend becomes the first Chinese leader to visit since the Chinese military crushed the Tiananmen democracy movement in 1989.
Jiang, 71, is a former mayor of Shanghai.
Jiang's image as an international leader was boosted in July with the successful handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China.
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