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==jiǔ zhǎnglǎo | [[九长老]]==
  
The “nine elders” refers to the nine members of the standing committee of the Politburo of the Communist Party: Hu Jintao (胡锦涛),Wu Bangguo (吴邦国),Wen Jiabao (温家宝),Jia Qinglin (贾庆林),Li Changchun (李长春),Xin Jinping (习近平),Li Keqiang (李克强),He Guoqiang (贺国强),Zhou Yongkang (周永康).  The nine elders represent the ultimate decision-making body within the Chinese government.
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[[File:1317436729 29728.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''March of the nine elders (CCTV)'']] The nine members of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) from to 2007 to 2012: Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, [[king of the silver screen|Wen Jiabao]], Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, [[heir apparent|Xi Jinping]], Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang, and Zhou Yongkang.  The “nine elders” represented the ultimate decision-making body within the Chinese government.
  
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The number of PSC members was reduced to seven in the 2012-2013 leadership transition. Two from the cohort now lead China: President [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/xi-jinping Xi Jinping] and Premier [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/li-keqiang Li Keqiang].
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See also [[nine presidents]].
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Latest revision as of 18:29, 19 April 2021

jiǔ zhǎnglǎo | 九长老

March of the nine elders (CCTV)

The nine members of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) from to 2007 to 2012: Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang, and Zhou Yongkang. The “nine elders” represented the ultimate decision-making body within the Chinese government.

The number of PSC members was reduced to seven in the 2012-2013 leadership transition. Two from the cohort now lead China: President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.

See also nine presidents.