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Zhao Ziyang

Zhao ZiyangBorn: 17-Oct-1919
Birthplace: Hua county, Honan, China
Died: 16-Jan-2005
Location of death: Beijing, China
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Buried, Babaoshan Cemetery, Beijing, China

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: China
Executive summary: 6th Chinese Premier sought reforms

Placed under house arrest after the Tiananmen Square Massacre, controversially entering the square and pleading with students to abandon their demonstration. After this incident he was removed from power, replaced by Jiang Zemin.

Father: (landlord, d. 1940's during land reform)
Wife: Liang Boqi
Daughter: Wang Yannan

    Chinese General Secretary (1987-89)
    Premier of China (1980-87)
    House Arrest
    Coma Jan-2005
    Stroke multiple
    Chinese Ancestry


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