37 Facts About Xi Jinping

1. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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2. In 2012, Xi Jinping was elected to be the General Secretary of the Communist Party, making him the leader of the country.

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3. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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4. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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5. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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6. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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7. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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8. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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9. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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10. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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11. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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12. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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13. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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14. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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15. In January 2019, Xi Jinping said that China reserved the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful "reunification.

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16. In January 2019, Xi Jinping called on Taiwan to reject Taiwan's formal independence from China, saying: "We make no promise to renounce the use of force and reserve the option of taking all necessary means.

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17. Xi Jinping was the son of Xi Zhongxun, who once served as deputy prime minister of China and was an early comrade-in-arms of Mao Zedong.

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18. Xi Jinping has appeared in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world several times since 2009.

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19. Xi Jinping was in charge of the preparations of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games which were a huge success.

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20. Xi Jinping studied chemical engineering from 1975 to 1979, at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing but he never worked in a related field.

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21. At the age of 15, Xi Jinping was caught in Mao Zedong's Down to the Countryside Movement.

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22. President Xi Jinping extends New Year greetings to all Chinese and best wishes to friends all over the world in Beijing on Dec 31, 2018.

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23. Xi Jinping has signaled a greater interest in Central Asia as evidenced by China's One Belt One Road initiative.

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24. Xi Jinping seems to have developed a strong personal relationship with President Vladimir Putin.

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25. Xi Jinping made a state visit to South Korea on 4 July 2014 and met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

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26. Xi Jinping met with President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders discussed trade and energy issues.

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27. Xi Jinping paid for the meal himself and dined with regular patrons.

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28. Xi Jinping replaced Hu Jintao, who retired after serving two terms.

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29. Xi Jinping received 2,952 for, one vote against, and three abstentions.

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30. Xi Jinping visited Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, and Myanmar on his Asian trip from 14 to 22 December 2009.

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31. Xi Jinping was put in charge of the comprehensive preparations for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, as well as being the central government's leading figure in Hong Kong and Macau affairs.

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32. Xi Jinping was ranked above Li Keqiang, an indication that he was going to succeed Hu Jintao as China's next leader.

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33. Xi Jinping spent only seven months in Shanghai, but his appointment to one of the most important regional posts in China sent a clear signal that he was highly regarded by China's top leadership.

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34. Xi Jinping was promoted in 1983 to secretary, becoming the top official of the county.

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35. Xi Jinping obtained a Doctor of Law degree covering the fields of law, politics, management, and revolutionary history.

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36. Xi Jinping is the second son of Xi Zhongxun and his wife Qi Xin.

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37. Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician serving as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), president of the People's Republic of China, and chairman of the Central Military Commission.

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