Xi Jinping happens to be the current General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and is also the Chairman of the Central Military Commission. He has been in this position since 2012. Xi Jinping is also a politician and President of the People’s Republic of China.
He was born on June 15, 1953, in Beijing, China to parents Xi Zhongxun and Qi Xin. Xi Jinping attended the Beijing No. 25 School and then Beijing Bayi School in the 1960s.when he was 10 years old, and his father was sent to work in a factory in Luoyang, Henan. In1966, the Cultural Revolution stopped all secondary classes as they wanted students to criticise and fight their teachers.
Student militants ransacked Xi Jinping’s family home and one of his sisters ended up committing suicide. His mother was also forced to publicly denounce his father, as his father was paraded before a crowd as an enemy of the revolution. His father was imprisoned in 1968 and as his father was not present to protect him, he was sent to work in Liangjiahe Village.
Xi Jinping was made to work as the party secretary of Liangjiahe, where he lived in a cave house. After a few months, he ran away to Beijing as he could not stand the rural life. Xi Jinping managed to join the Communist Youth League of China in 1971 by befriending a local official.
He finally reunited with his father in 1972 after Premier Zhou Enlai ordered a family reunion for prisoners. Xi started applying to join the CCP in 1973. He applied about ten times before he was finally accepted in 1974. He studied chemical engineering at Tsinghua University as a “Worker-Peasant-Soldier student” in Beijing.
Who Are Xi Jinping Children?
Xi Jinping’s child is Xi Mingze. She is the only child of Xi Jinping. She was born on 25 June 1992 in Fuzhou in the People’s Republic of China.
She holds a degree in Psychology from Harvard University.
How Many Children Does Xi Jinping Have?
Xi Jinping has one child. She is called Xi Mingze.