Hu Jintao biography
Hu Jintao was born on December 21, 1942, in Jiangyan, China. In 1985, he was made Chinese Communist Party secretary for Guizhou Province. In 1987, he became a member of the CCP Central Committee and was appointed provincial party secretary a year later. In 1992, he was named a member of the Secreteriat. Five years later he was elected vice president of China. In 2003, he was elected president.