Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping (Simplified Chinese 邓小平, Traditional Chinese 鄧小平, pinyin dèng xiǎopíng, [tɤŋ˥˩ ɕjɑʊ˩ pʰiŋ˧˥]); 22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997) was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman. He was the le...
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Tank Man: The amazing story behind the iconic picture of the 20th century
Twenty-five years on, one image of the Tiananmen Square protests sustains. The iconic photograph 'Tank Man' was taken by Jeff Widener and this is his story. ...
This 1989 speech is one of the most important in China's history — and only eight people have heard it
Two days before the Tiananmen crackdown, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a then-unpopular case for linking economic reform with tight-fisted politics.
Great Leap Forward
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Deng (surname)
Deng (Chinese) is an East Asian surname. It is a transcription of 邓 (simplified Chinese character) or 鄧 (traditional). It is transliteted as Dèng in pinyin and Teng in Wade-Giles. In Cantonese, it i...
Long March
The Long March (October 1934–October 1935) was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of th...
Long March - Wikipedia
Anti-Rightist Movement
The Anti-Rightist Movement (simplified Chinese: 反右运动; traditional Chinese: 反右運動; pinyin: Fǎn Yòu Yùndòng) in the People's Republic of China, which lasted from roughly 1957 to 1959, consist...
Anti-Rightist Movement - Wikipedia
Great Leap Forward
The Great Leap Forward (simplified Chinese: 大跃进; traditional Chinese: 大躍進; pinyin: Dà yuè jìn) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign by the Communist ...
Great Leap Forward - Wikipedia
Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by ...
Cultural Revolution - Wikipedia
Chinese economic reform
The Chinese economic reform (simplified Chinese: 改革开放; traditional Chinese: 改革開放; pinyin: Gǎigé kāifàng; literally: "Reform & Opening up") refers to the program of economic reforms...
Chinese economic reform - Wikipedia
Socialist market economy
The socialist market economy is the economic model employed by the People's Republic of China. It is based on the dominance of the state-owned sector and an open-market economy, and has its origins in...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
The Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, commonly known as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件) or '89 Democracy Movement (八九民运) in Chinese, were student-led popular demonstrations in Beijing which took pla...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia
June 9 Deng Speech
On June 9, 1989, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping delivered what was officially termed his "Speech Made While Receiving Cadres of the Martial Law Units in the Capitol [sic] at and Above the ...
June 9 Deng Speech - Wikipedia
Deng Pufang
Deng Pufang (simplified Chinese: 邓朴方; traditional Chinese: 鄧樸方; pinyin: Dèng Pǔfāng) (born 16 April 1944) is the first son of China's former Paramount leader Deng Xiaoping. He is mostly k...
Four Cardinal Principles
The Four Cardinal Principles (Chinese: 四项基本原则, pinyin: sì xiàng jīběn yuánzé) were stated by Deng Xiaoping in 1979 and are the four issues for which debate was not allowed within the People's Republic...
Censorship in the People's Republic of China
Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). Notable censored subjects include but are not limited to, d...
European Union arms embargo on the People's Republic of China
Relations between the European Union and the People's Republic of China were established in 1975. A major point of contention in relations is the EU's arms ban to China.
Relations are governed by ...
European Union arms embargo on the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
Chinese Civil War
The Chinese Civil War was a civil war in China fought between forces loyal to the Kuomintang (KMT) -led government of the Republic of China, and forces loyal to the Communist Party of China (CPC). The...
Chinese Civil War - Wikipedia
Deng Nan
Deng Nan (simplified Chinese: 邓楠; traditional Chinese: 鄧楠; pinyin: Dèng Nán) (born October 1945 in Guang'an, Sichuan) is the second daughter of Deng Xiaoping with his third wife Zhuo Lin.S...
Story of Spring
"The Story of Spring" (Chinese: 春天的故事; pinyin: Chūntiān de Gùshì) is a patriotic Chinese song praising Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, although it never mentions him by name. Originally sung by ...
Down to the Countryside Movement
The Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside Movement was a policy instituted in the People's Republic of China in the late 1960s and early 1970s. As a result of the anti-bourgeois thinking pre...
Down to the Countryside Movement - Wikipedia
Reactions to Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
The events at Tiananmen were the first of their type shown in detail on Western television. The Chinese government's response was denounced, particularly by Western governments and media. Criticism ca...
Reactions to Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia
Shanghai People's Commune
The Shanghai People's Commune (Chinese: 上海人民公社; pinyin: Shànghǎi Rénmín Gōngshè) was established in January 1967 during the January Storm (Chinese: 一月风暴), also known as the January Revolut...
Tiananmen Incident
The Tiananmen Incident took place on April 5, 1976 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The incident occurred on the traditional day of mourning, the Qingming Festival, after the Nanjing Incident, ...
Great Chinese Famine
The Three Years of Great Chinese Famine (simplified Chinese: 三年大饥荒; traditional Chinese: 三年大饑荒; pinyin: Sānnián dà jīhuāng), referred to by the Communist Party of China as the Three Years ...
Four Olds
The Four Olds or the Four Old Things (simplified Chinese: 四旧; traditional Chinese: 四舊; pinyin: sì jiù) were Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits, and Old Ideas. One of the stated goals of ...
Jiangxi-Fujian Soviet
The Jiangxi–Fujian Soviet (commonly called the Jiangxi Soviet) was the largest component territory of the Chinese Soviet Republic (simplified Chinese: 中华苏维埃共和国; traditional Chinese: 中華蘇維埃共和國; ...
Jiangxi-Fujian Soviet - Wikipedia
Tank Man
116°23′59.8″E / 39.906528°N 116.399944°E / 39.906528; 116.399944A man who stood in front of a column of tanks on June 5, 1989, the morning after the Chinese military had suppr...
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Zunyi Conference
The Zunyi Conference (simplified Chinese: 遵义会议; traditional Chinese: 遵義會議; pinyin: Zūnyì huìyì) was a meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in January 1935 during the Long March. ...
Zunyi Conference - Wikipedia
Gang of Four
The Gang of Four (simplified Chinese: 四人帮; traditional Chinese: 四人幫; pinyin: Sìrén bāng) was a political faction composed of four Chinese Communist Party officials. They came to prominence...
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