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皇储 (huáng chǔ): heir apparent
 
皇储 (huáng chǔ): heir apparent
  
In the context of modern Chinese politics, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/xi-jinping/ heir apparent]” usually refers to Xi Jinping who is likely to succeed Hu Jintao in 2013.
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In the context of modern Chinese politics, “heir apparent” usually refers to [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/xi-jinping/ Xi Jinping] who is likely to succeed Hu Jintao in 2013.
  
 
The term “皇储” (which can also be translated as "crown prince") is not synonymous with the term “太子” [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_Prince_Party crown prince], or princeling. Princeling is a sarcastic title for descendants of prominent and influential senior communist officials. Xi Jinping is both the “heir apparent” (皇储) to the presidency and is also a “princeling,” (太子) being the son of Xi Zhongxun, a former state councilor of the PRC.
 
The term “皇储” (which can also be translated as "crown prince") is not synonymous with the term “太子” [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_Prince_Party crown prince], or princeling. Princeling is a sarcastic title for descendants of prominent and influential senior communist officials. Xi Jinping is both the “heir apparent” (皇储) to the presidency and is also a “princeling,” (太子) being the son of Xi Zhongxun, a former state councilor of the PRC.
  
 
[[File:xi jinping.jpg|550px|thumb|center|Xi Jinping]]
 
[[File:xi jinping.jpg|550px|thumb|center|Xi Jinping]]

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皇储 (huáng chǔ): heir apparent

In the context of modern Chinese politics, “heir apparent” usually refers to Xi Jinping who is likely to succeed Hu Jintao in 2013.

The term “皇储” (which can also be translated as "crown prince") is not synonymous with the term “太子” crown prince, or princeling. Princeling is a sarcastic title for descendants of prominent and influential senior communist officials. Xi Jinping is both the “heir apparent” (皇储) to the presidency and is also a “princeling,” (太子) being the son of Xi Zhongxun, a former state councilor of the PRC.

Xi Jinping