Portrait of comrade Xi Jinping
June 15, 1953|
Beijing, People's Republic of China
Mao Zedong Thought
Socialism with Chinese Characteristics
Xi Jinping (习近平 in chinese) (Born June 1, 1953, Central Shaanxi Province) is the general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and chairman of the Central Military Commission. On March 14, 2013, the 12th National People's Congress elected him President of the People's Republic of China in succession to Hu Jintao (胡锦涛 in chinese).
He joined the Communist Party of China in January 1969, and graduated from Tsinghua University with a degree in Marxist theory and ideological and political education, and received his doctorate degree in law.
Xi Jinping's specific set of policies and ideals is known as Xi Jinping Thought. This ideology is described in The Governance of China, a three-volume collection of speeches and writings by Xi Jinping.
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