Hua Guofeng


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Hua Guo·feng

 (hwä′ gwô′fŭng′) also Hua Kuo-feng (kwô′fŭng′, gwô′-) 1921-2008.
Chinese politician who served as premier from 1976 to 1980. He succeeded Mao Zedong as chair of the Communist Party but was forced out of that position in 1981 by Deng Xiaoping.
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In chapter 1 the author takes us from Mao's death to Hua Guofeng's "whateverism" while introducing major characters: venerable economists sidelined during the Cultural Revolution; stalwarts of Communist Party power; key theoreticians; and more.
Moreover, he has no rivals with the courage or influence genuinely to challenge his authority, as Deng and other veteran revolutionaries did in 1978, when they pushed out Hua Guofeng, Mao's hand-picked successor as leader of the Communist Party of China.
That honorific has been bestowed on only two others since the 1949 founding of the People's Republic of China: Mao and his short-lived successor, Hua Guofeng.
Party officials hailed Xias a wise and great "ling xiu", or leader, a reverent honorific bestowed on only two others: Mao and his short-lived successor Hua Guofeng -- another sign that Xihas accumulated more power than his immediate predecessors and could revive a party chairmanship as a precursor to staying on in some capacity beyond the end of his second term in 2022.
The story is told that on his first official visit to China in 1976, he was presented a book by Chinese Prime Minister Hua Guofeng. The book was 'India's China War,' a pro-China history of the Sino-Indian War of 1962.
According to Table 2, Broad Ties records ties between 12.12% of the 11th PC ACC members and Hua Guofeng, who was party chairman at the time.
Viewers of the series were caught by surprise after a portrayal of Hua Guofeng appeared on the show.
That was when Deng Xiaoping effectively forced the early retirement of Chairman of the Central Committee, Hua Guofeng. The surprise was not simply the widespread policy changes that would affect China's society and economy to the present day, but for Hua and future leaders ousted from power, despite any offices they might hold, the comfort of knowing that their demise would not necessarily entail their imprisonment and/or death!
Bao Bao, qui etait le dernier panda vivant en Allemagne, avait ete offert par le dirigeant communiste chinois Hua Guofeng a M.
Bao Bao was born in 1978 in China and later given as a gift by then-Chinese leader Hua Guofeng to West Germany's chancellor, Helmut Schmidt.
The designated successor to Mao Zedong in China, Hua Guofeng, raised this attitude to an art form.