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.
We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!