Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 560
Famous For: President Of China
Higher Education: Beijing Bayi School Beijing 101 Middle School
Xi Jinping was born in Beijing in 1953 to a well-off family. His father, Xi Zhongxun, was a vice-premier and a veteran of the Chinese Revolution. Growing up with his dad’s background and status Xi developed into a “princeling”, similar to a senior official who has worked their way up from the bottom. Xi had an easy childhood living in a rich neighborhood and going to exclusive schools. He didn’t have to work as hard as others in China because he had connections through his family name. However, instead of following the usual route to gain wealth through being connected to senior officials like him, he used his network for political power.
In 1974: Xi joined the party as an official member and worked as the branch secretary.
In 1982: Xi resigned from that position and continued serving as the CCP's deputy secretary in Hebei province until 1985.
In 1999: Xi Jinping was appointed Fujian's interim governor.
In 2002: Xi held the position of acting governor in the province of Zhejiang
In 2007: Xi won the election to become Shanhai's party secretary.
In 2008: With his election as China's vice president, Xi's position was strengthened.
In 2010: Jinping was appointed vice chairman of the CMC.
In 2013: The National People's Congress chose Jinping to serve as president.
Achievements and Awards:
He was presented the Nishan-e-Pakistan during his visit to the Pakistan.
During his visit to Russia, Xi served as Vladimir Putin's honorary guest at the 2015
According to reports, President Xi Jinping is the most potent Chinese leader since Mao Zedong.
Peng Liyuan, the spouse of Xi, is a well-known former modern folk singer.
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