Hu Jintao

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Name: Hu Jintao

Country: China 

Date of birth: 21. 12. 1942

Education: Graduated with the study of Hub Hydropower Stations at the Water Conservancy Engineering Department at Tsinghua University, China.   

Type of business: Political leader 

Main Achievements: President of China from the year 2003-2013. Communists party’s General secretary from the year 2002-2012. Central Military Commission’s Chairperson in the period of 2004-2012. A significant member of china’s top decision-making body, the politburo standing committee. Served as a party committee secretary for the province of Guizhou, China. Vice-president before becoming the president of China.

Something interesting about the person: He was the first individual to become the political leader of the Communist party from the era of people younger than those who participated in the civil war. During his period as the president of China, the foreign relations of the country in the regions of Africa, Latin America, and many others were immensely enhanced. 

Biography: Hu Jintao is the former president of China from the period of 2003 to 2013. Hu Jintao took birth in the city Taizhou of Jiangsu Province on 21st December 1942. He is known to be the direct descendent of General Hu Zongxian of the Ming dynasty; the dynasty was the one prominent actor in fighting the Japanese pirates in previous times. Hu Jintao belonged to a very low-income family as his father had a small business of tea in their region. The mother of young Hu died early when he was only seven years old. He studied Hub Hydropower stations from the Tsinghua University.

Meanwhile, he also started work in the Communist Party of China (CPC) in the year 1964. Hu Jintao was known for hard work and dedication in the following years of the 1960s; he volunteered to serve in the project of the construction of Liujiaxia Hydroelectric Station in Gansu. He also served as an engineer at the Sinohydro Engineering bureau. In the meantime, Hu Jintao was also working with CPC in the ministry of Electric power and water resources. Later on, Hu Jintao took the seat of secretary at the construction department in Gansu. In a couple of months, he managed to get the seat of the vice senior chief. At this time, the race to produce Communists leaders was on its peak, the Gansu’s governor witnessed Hu Jintao’s capabilities. He promoted him to the designation of the Deputy head of the commission. With his passion and work for the youth of China, he was given the designation of the director at the All-China Youth Federation. After studying at the central party school in Beijing, Hu Jintao became the secretariat of the Communists Youth League in the city of Beijing. In the year of 1985, Hu Jintao became the Provincial Committee secretary of the Communist Party of China for the province of Guizhou. He served his expertise in the province as he visited all the counties of the province. Hu Jintao remained focused on the given instructions from the capital rather than promoting his point of view in the province. Hu Jintao is known to be a calm person; he handled multiple protests in the province peacefully. In the later years, he was sent to Tibet as a provincial party secretary. In the year of 1989, Hu Jintao imposed martial law over there to calm the situations which were on the rise. As they struggle to become a better politician was on the peak by Hu Jintao, he was elected as the vice-president of China in the year 1998.

Meanwhile, he also served as the vice-chairman of the very significant commission of china, which is the central military commission. Hu Jintao became the president of China in the year of 2003, and, also side by side, became the chairman of the central military commission in 2004. Hu Jintao served his country for a decade before the current president of China Xi Jinping took over. Hu Jintao was known as 3rd most powerful person in the world, according to the ranking of Forbes 2011.