Hu Yaobang


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Hu Yao·bang

 (ho͞o′ you′bäng′) also Hu Yao-pang (-päng′) 1915-1989.
Chinese politician who served as general secretary of the Communist Party from 1980 until he was forced to resign in 1987. His death sparked the Tiananmen Square protests (1989).

Hu Yaobang

(xuː jaʊˈbɑːŋ)
n
(Biography) 1915–89, Chinese statesman; leader of the Chinese Communist Party (1981–87)
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Their hero, the man whose death they were honouring when they occupied the square, was Hu Yaobang, a lifelong Communist, a veteran of the Long March, who simply believed that it was high time to ease up on the controls four decades after the Communists took power in China.
The protests followed the unexpected demise of Hu Yaobang, a Communist Party leader who assumed reform would not be restricted to the economic sphere.
After the sudden death of China's reformist leader Hu Yaobang in mid-April 1989, students in Beijing took to the streets and occupied Tiananmen Square to call for democracy, freedom of the speech, and decry corruption.
Big at the box office: 8MM 1989 Student protests in China that began with the death of reformer Hu Yaobang escalate - some 50-100,000 march to Tiananmen Square in Beijing as an editorial in the Communist Party's newspaper calls for a tough response.
| 1989: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
1989: Tiananmen Square Protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
1987 Hu Yaobang resigns as head of China's Communist Party
1989: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang. ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Queen declared 1926 - the year she was born - a vintage year as well-wishers turned out in their thousands to wish her a happy 90th birthday.
1989: Tiananmen Square Protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang. ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Queen declared 1926 - the year she was born - a vintage year as well-wishers turned out in their thousands to wish her a happy 90th birthday.
Hu Yaobang, as Party Chairman (1981-1982) and General Secretary of the Communist Party (1982-1987), further proposed that all leading government personnel be trained technical specialists.
Our results show that Hu Yaobang, Jiang Zemin, and Xi Jinping pursued broadly based factional recruitment strategies, while Hu Jintao recruited faction members mainly from work colleagues.