Jiang Zemin

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Birthday
17, 1926
Birthplace
Yangzhou, China
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1926 (age 92)
Birthplace
Yangzhou, China

About

President of China who succeeded Deng Xiaoping in 1993. He led China for ten years and notably oversaw the peaceful transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China.

Before Fame

In 1947, he graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with an electrical engineering degree.

Trivia

He replaced Zhao Ziyang as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

Family Life

He married Wang Yeping; the couple have two sons together.

Associated With

Like Mao Tse Tung , he served as leader of China.