Zhou Enlai

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Birthday
5, 1898
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 8, 1976 (77)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1898
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jan 8, 1976 (77)

About

Chinese politician who served as first Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1949 until his death in 1976. He served in the administration of Mao Zedong and helped facilitate the rise of the Communist Party.

Before Fame

He was literate at an early age and excelled in his studies. He began participating in political protests as a student, including (reportedly) the May Fourth Movement.

Trivia

He participated in the 1954 Geneva Conference at the conclusion of the First Indochina War.

Family Life

He was married to Deng Yingchao, with whom he had two children.

Associated With

He was involved in facilitating Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972.