There is so much history that is not taught in a generalized curriculum. The leaders mentioned here are ones that literally changed the world, and most importantly shaped what the nation of China is today!
"Xi Jinping gave his inaugural speech as China’s president in 2013, completing a transition of power that began in November when he became general secretary of the Communist Party and chairman of the military. As he steps into the limelight, vowing to fight corruption and improve people’s livelihoods, take a look backward at five Chinese leaders who helped shape the most populous nation on Earth."
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Qin Shi Huang (221-210 B.C.)
Sun Yat-sen (1912)
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