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About Lin Biao
Lin Biao, birth name Lin Yurong, was a revered Chinese military leader (Yuan Shuai) and political leader. He contributed significantly to the Chinese communists’ 22-year war for power as a commander of the “Red Army” and held other senior government and party positions. He was also a key figure during the early years of the “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution”.
Background & Early Life
He was born in Huanggang in Hubei, China. He enrolled in the “Whampoa Military Academy” and graduated in 1926. He was then assigned to China’s “Northern Expedition”. He was promoted to colonel in 1927.
Politics & Battles
He commanded the “People’s Liberation Army” into the Beijing province and co-led the victory of the “Manchurian Field Army”. In 1949, he defeated the “Kuomintang” and gained control of China’s Southeastern coastline provinces.
Beginning in 1954, he was China’s co-serving Vice Premier, leading a sector of the government’s bureaucracy. He was also Vice Premier, Minister of National Defense and Vice Chairman of the Chinese government for several years. As of 2022, he is considered the People’s Republic of China’s longest-serving Minister of National Defense.
He died when his airplane crashed at 3:00 a.m. in Mongolia on September 13, 1971, reportedly after attempting to murder Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong, seize power and escape to the Soviet Union. He was 63 years old.
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F.A.Q. about Lin Biao
When is his birthday?
Lin Biao's birthday is on December 5, 1907.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lin Biao's birthday is in 61 days
How old was Lin Biao when he died?
He was 63 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 13, 1971.
How old would he be today?
Lin Biao would be 114 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Lin Biao from?
He was born in Huanggang, Hubei, Qing Dynasty.