Deng Xiaoping


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for Deng Xiaoping

Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)

References in periodicals archive ?
Yet in other ways, Shanghai 2020 threatens the core tenets of what Deng Xiaoping passed off in Shenzhen as "socialism with Chinese characteristics.
What if, however, he's more Deng Xiaoping than Vaclav Havel--revolutionizing things in pieces rather than one fell swoop?
China's late leader Deng Xiaoping visited Houston during his historic trip to the United States in 1979.
1982, to begin negotiating the future of the British colony with the Chinese Communist government of Deng Xiaoping.
Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said Wednesday it is his "dearest wish" that ownership of the Japanese-controlled Senakaku Islands remain a bilateral matter between Tokyo and Beijing, citing a past agreement between Japan and former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping.
Jacques pointed out that China had no major interest in developing military power after Deng Xiaoping took over the country from the late 1970s to 1990s.
Protesters hold up posters of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and a poster of China's late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping (back) wearing a People's Liberation Army uniform during a protest on the 81st anniversary of Japan's invasion of China, outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, on September 18.
The most prominent students included future Chinese political leaders Deng Xiaoping, Chen Yi (former vice-premier and second foreign minister of China), Nie Rongzhen (one of the 10 marshals of China) and Cai Hesen (one of earliest leaders of the Communist Party of China).
This article, written for STRATFOR by one of its vice presidents and a former Chinese dissident, describes how, for China, "control over the South China Sea is more than just a practical matter and goes to the center of Beijing's foreign policy dilemma: how to assert its historical claims while maintaining the non-confrontational foreign policy established by former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in 1980.
Other Twitter-like posts attack late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, urge the cultivation of moringa and mulberry trees, and suggest that Alberto Juantorena should preside over Cuba's Olympic Committee.
Chinese sources said senior leader Deng Xiaoping gave the orders for the attack.
For those seeking to understand China's place in the world, Ezra Vogel has performed a great service through his meticulous decadelong work on this biography of Deng Xiaoping, who emerged as China's leader following the death of Mao Zedong in 1976.
1997: Deng Xiaoping of China died at the age of 92.
His role, circumscribed and supervised by senior Party elders like Deng Xiaoping and the Politburo Standing Committee of the Party, was to oversee economic transformation in China.
Journal: In 1987 you wrote a letter to Deng Xiaoping claiming he would go down in history either as "a great sage or an infamous despot," but did not send it.