Deng Xiaoping was a Chinese politician and leader. He is mainly known as his role of a reformer. In the 1970’s he emerged as the most powerful leader of the People’s Republic of China. He is also known for his contributions towards China’s economic improvements during the 1980s. He became associated with the Chinese Communist Party in 1924. He contributed in the organization of the Red Army. He served as the Secretary General of the Central Committee. He played a significant role in the war against Japan as he was included in many military campaigns. He was later sent to internal exile by the Red Guards. After the Cultural Revolution, he was able to resume his political base. He became the chief architect of the Chinese economic reforms.
Born: August 22, 1904, Guang'an, China
Died: February 19, 1997, Beijing, China
Height: 1.50 m
Spouse: Zhuo Lin (m. 1939–1997), Jin Weiying (m. 1931–1933), Zhang Xiyuan (m. 1928–1929)
Children: Deng Pufang, Deng Nan, Deng Rong, Deng Zhifang, Deng Lin