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==jiǔ zhǎnglǎo | [[九长老]]==
  
[[File:nine elders.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''March of the nine elders.'']] The nine members of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) from to 2007 to 2012: Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, [[movie star|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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[[File:nine elders.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''March of the nine elders'']] 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.
  
The number of PSC members was reduced to seven in the 2012-2013 leadership transition. Two from the former cohort remain: [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/xi-jinping Xi Jinping] and [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/li-keqiang Li Keqiang].
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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].
  
 
See also [[nine presidents]].
 
See also [[nine presidents]].
  
 
[[Category:Lexicon]][[Category:Party and State]]
 
[[Category:Lexicon]][[Category:Party and State]]

Revision as of 18:07, 19 April 2021

jiǔ zhǎnglǎo | 九长老

March of the nine elders

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.