Yang Shangkun was a Chinese Communist political and military leader, President of the People's Republic of China from 1988 to 1993, and one of the eight elders to dominate the Party after the death of Mao Zedong. Coming from a wealthy country family, Yang studied politics at Shanghai University and Marxist philosophy and revolutionary tactics at Ton Zhongshan University in Moscow. He continued to hold high positions under Mao Zedong and later Deng Xiaoping; from 1945 to 1965 he was director of the office of the General Department and from 1945 to 1956 he was secretary general of the Central Military Commission. In these positions, Yang oversees most of the day-to-day activities of the government and the Party, both political and military, accumulating a lot of bureaucratic power by controlling things like the flow of documents, preliminary and approved records. and budget allocation.
|Born||August 3, 1907, Tongnan, Chongqing, Sichuan, Qing Dynasty|
|Died||September 14, 1998, Beijing, People's Republic of China|
|Political party||Communist Party of China (1926–1993)|
|Alma mater||Shanghai University, Moscow Sun Yat-sen University|
|Vice President||Wang Zhen|
|Preceded by||Li Xiannian|
|Succeeded by||Jiang Zemin|
This communist statesman became the fourth President of the People's Republic of China after serving in the National People's Congress and as Secretary-General of the Chinese Central Military Commission.
He attended both Shanghai University and Moscow Sun Yat-sen University shortly after joining the Communist Youth League.
He fought in the Chinese Civil War as well as the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Yang Shaoming, Yang Shaojun, and Yang Li are his children from his marriage to Li Bozhao.
In 1993, he stepped down and was succeeded by Jiang Zemin [World Leader].
Politics of the People's Republic of China - Politics of the People's Republic of China is carried out within the framework of a socialist republic led by a single party, the Communist Party of China. letters.. President of the People's Republic of China. Politicians of the People's Republic of China in Chongqing. Mayor of Guangzhou. Chinese Communist Party politicians Chongqing. Department of Foreign Languages, Peking University. Alumni of Ton Trung Son University in Moscow. Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress. Victims of the Cultural Revolution