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Communist party(Encyclopedia)Communist party, in China, ruling party of the world's most populous nation since 1949 and most important Communist party in the world since the disintegration of the USSR in 1991. Origins Founded in ...
Communist party(Encyclopedia)Communist party, in Russia and the Soviet Union, political party that until 1991 exercised all effective power within the Soviet Union, and, as the oldest and for a long time the only ruling Communist...
Communist party(Encyclopedia)Communist party, in the United States, political party that espoused the Marxist-Leninist principles of communism. Origins The first Communist parties in the United States were founded in 1919 by diss...
Chinese Communist party(Encyclopedia)Chinese Communist party: see Communist party, in China.
China(Encyclopedia)China, Mandarin Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo [central glorious people's united country; i.e., people's republic], officially People's Republic of China, country (2015 est. pop. 1,397,029,000), 3,691,502 ...
party, political(Encyclopedia)party, political, organization whose aim is to gain control of the government apparatus, usually through the election of its candidates to public office. Political parties take many forms, but their m...
Zhou Enlai(Encyclopedia)Zhou Enlai or Chou En-laiboth: j n-l [key], 1898–1976, Chinese Communist leader. A member of a noted Mandarin family, he was educated at an American-supported school in China and a university ...
Jiang Zemin(Encyclopedia)Jiang Zemin jyäng´ z´mn´ [key], 1926–, Chinese government official, general secretary of the Chinese Communist party (1989–2002) and president of China (1993–2003), b. Jiangsu prov. Trai...
Hu Jintao(Encyclopedia)Hu Jintao hoo´ jn´tou´ [key], 1942–, Chinese political leader, b. Jixi, Anhui prov. A hydroelectric engineering graduate (1965) of Tsinghua Univ., he joined the Chinese Communist party in 196...
In(Encyclopedia)In, symbol for the element indium.
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